But even the thought of-what’s his name? – immortality
there is a thought of solitude, my friend.
Conversation with the celestial
When I was seven years old, and a large bag of chips in Moscow cost only six and a half rubles, far away in the West, a poet with the biblical name Joseph, not very well known at home, died. Brodsky, of course, did not manage to live up to the moment when every schoolchild would know about it. Continue reading
Reading and taking notes
No matter how good your memory is, you can’t remember everything you read. You never know what you might find useful-interesting facts, historical events, dates, or ideas. You can also record your impressions of the book, and perhaps after a while someone will ask your opinion on whether to read the work.
Write down interesting quotes
Quotes that made an impression are better written down. Continue reading