Friday, May 20, 2011

"Nearer, My Couch, to Thee"

"The compulsive pessimist's last defense -- stay still enough and the blade of the scythe, somehow, will pass by -- Sloth is our background radiation, our easy-listening station -- it is everywhere, and no longer noticed."

Thomas Pynchon

A very poignant and visceral essay by Pynchon from The New York Times Book Review. Published in 93'.

Read it HERE

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