Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Quotes 2017 #124

"He lays out a blank sheet of paper on the table before him and writes these words with his pen. Possible epigraph for The Book of Memory. / Then he opens a book by Wallace Stevens (Opus Posthumous) and copies out the following sentence. / 'In the Presence of extraordinary reality, consciousness takes the place of imagination.'"

Paul Auster, The Invention of Solitude.