by David Burr Gerrard

Dyer’s Straits

Present throughout Geoff Dyer’s ANOTHER GREAT DAY AT SEA is a desire to be subsumed totally in one subject or task, anything that will obliterate the ego and its demand for a paralyzing abundance of choices.

Ben Marcus

You don’t have to know how you swing the bat, you just have to do it. Later on, you have to step back and pretend you know what the fuck you’re doing and that you have a theory about it.

Daniel Alarcón

What’s wrong with reading to get to the good stuff?

Nicholson Baker

The powerlessness of words is what interests me.