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A note from Faulkner’s Sanctuary, and recent reading

William Faulkner famously wrote Sanctuary and used the advance to buy the house in which he moved with his just-married wife Estelle, who had been divorced from her first husband.

Here’s how he has one of his characters describe marrying someone who’d been previously married:

When you marry your own wife, you start off […]

I.F. Stone quote

“Establishment reporters undoubtedly know a lot of things I don’t.  But a lot of what they know isn’t true.”

I.F. Stone, quoted in Michael Hasting’s The Operators.

The quote is for Lee from comments as opposed to my sister, Lee Hancock (who would possibly take this as being about her because she’s a reporter.  It’s […]