greygirlbeast (greygirlbeast) wrote,
greygirlbeast
greygirlbeast

"Look in the mirror and you see how you've been taken."

Sunny today, but only 78˚F. Currently, it's 67˚F.

I finished the re-read of Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Live in the Castle. My copy (well, one of my copies and the one in this photograph) was a gift from Peter Straub. It was signed by Jackson to Bernard Malamud in September 1962, who later donated it to the Bennington College Library. And at some point they actually got rid of it.

What else can I possibly say about a day that simply exploded in my face?

Later,
Aunt Beast




11:27 a.m.
Tags: 1962, bad days, cooler weather, libraries, peter straub, shirley jackson, vermont, we have always lived in the castle
Subscribe

  • Start Again

    I did not actually consciously decide to put the journal on hiatus. It just happened. I could not image to continue recording that "Today I did nor…

  • A Sameness of Days

    Day after day after day after day after day after day. Self isolation. Quarantine. Fear. Despair. I swear to fuck, I can't remember what I did…

  • Howard Hughes Critiqued

    Sunny today. We made it to 83˚F. The James Goho book has, I think, really done a number on my head. I suppose it ought not have, but it has, all…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 3 comments