portrait of books & music

A few books from my Woolf collection. I will be systematic in reading Woolf this year, but unsystematic in which of her texts I read when. Much of the time I will go back en forth, combining her original work with texts on her work. I will also focus on her non-fiction with the same…

new notes on the-HOME-project

I’m still reading Turchi, mixing his writing with my thoughts on/for the-HOME-project. I’m taking long-distance-etymological-notes on deserted and isolated spaces: Tundra, тундра, Permafrost Nomad Steppe Sastrugi Recrystallization Juniper Piteraq Thunderstorm – abandon – Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland Gurvansaikhan Mountains, Mongolia – inhabit: habitat Magical words, enchanted dreams …

Maps of the Imagination: Peter Turchi

I have just started reading Turchi’s Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer – and I’m already deeply in love with this fantastic text and its beautiful illustrations. Let me give you some examples… The book opens with several quotations, one of them is from Milan Kundera The Art of the Novel (1988): A novel examines…