Oct 01 2012 ∞
“ It is a magical thing for a handful of words, artfully arranged, to stop time. To conjure a place, a person, a situation, in all its specificity and dimensions. To affect us and alter us, as profoundly as real people and things do.
— Jhumpa Lahiri on the power of sentences, in a fantastic collection of writing advice from The Times (via farewell-kingdom)
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