Posts Tagged: Scheherazade

The Mirror’s Shards


In the face of colossal and destructive political lies, we need a more nuanced understanding of the world than simply truth versus lie. ...more

Magical Thinking


When quizzed on his characters’ romantic proclivities, Haruki Murakami errs towards empathy:

I occasionally think that, in our heart of hearts, we all may be seeking situations like this one—where our free will doesn’t apply and (almost) everything is determined by someone else, where each day must be lived according to the conditions that someone else has laid down.