Love this notion of ³visual prejudice²...because of your unraveling¹ from
such nefarious prejudice...I got into some old Demouzon 79 polar¹ which
turned out great...
Now...how many moving boxes of unread polars¹ have you got in the
basement????...attick...?????...garage?????????...........bedroom (if you¹re
not aquainted¹ and/or spoken at/for/to/about/...from...!¹)..???????
Montois...just trying to find out how many boxes he should get at the local
On 7/12/08 8:27 PM, "jacquesdebierue" <email@example.com> wrote:
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:rara-avis-l%40yahoogroups.com> , DJ-Anonyme@... wrote:
>> > Mario,
>> > You under house arrest? Or on the run and only had time to grab a
>> > handful of books, in that classic Desert Island scenario? You chose
>> > well, vintage Leonard and Chandler. Need us to airdrop you some books?
>> > We'll have to set up a dead drop so the authorities won't catch you.
> No, just on vacation. I thought I had a bunch of hardboiled stuff at
> my summer place, so I didn't take any... and it turned out I didn't
> have those books here. In fact, what I have are mainly additions that
> various guests have left over the years... a lot of horrid stuff,
> novels about academics and people rediscovering their inner selves and
> such. The Chandler was a lifeline that my younger son threw me. He
> also brought Puzo's _The Last Don_, which I'll tuck into next. I
> remember that one as a great read.
> As an aside: for quite a while, the sight of bookshelves with familiar
> books has been repelling me. I now function much better when books are
> not in sight. For the longest time I used to stare at certain books on
> the shelves and yet never pick them up. It's much better to pick
> something out of a box, there is less visual prejudice. There must be
> a name for this sort of visual rejection, nowadays there is a name for
> everything. To judge from everything that is considered a named
> problem, it's a miracle that the human race has lasted this long. If
> you listen to the experts and add it all together, it looks like we
> are all fucked up all the time in some way or another. End of rant.
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