Lessons in love via post, or what Hemingway’s soft side has to do with Maurice Sendak’s early genius.
Letter"Nordstrom belongs to the last generation of devoted letter writers. She took immense pleasure in the act, often writing to authors when there was no obvious necessity of doing so, except for the all-important necessity of keeping a ‘channel open’ to them.
Letter is a place to share the important things we often leave unsaid
Letter"My tutor told me later that I was awkward & "weird" but since my performance in English was so high and that's what I wanted to study, they took me anyway." @IonaItalia on her journey into academia and reconnecting with her homeland.
Letter"My boarding school was of the stern, old-fashioned kind, like a cross between the army and prison, with a touch of "Lord of the Flies" thrown in" @IonaItalia on Authenticity & Belonging
Letter"I still wonder about the extent to which these events have shaped me. I know I despise authority and remain ever suspicious of those who seek it. And I appreciate the fragility of human freedom."