Nas's Illmatic has grown on me. I'm starting to get what makes it so celebrated.
Elizabeth Bowen--does anyone read her anymore? She's great!
The most lasting impression I took away form the recent profile of Donald Antrim in the Sunday Times magazine was of Johnathan Franzen and how perpetually irritating and horrible he is. Even though the piece was about how much he'd tried to help out Antrim! I guess that reflects on me, doesn't it?