I was reared in 19th Century Russian literature and then the literature of American Jews (Roth, Bellow, etc.) and I always had difficulty with the relative lack of emotion in English lit.
"Thirty satellites orbiting the earth at a height of 12,550 miles make up the Global Positioning System, what artist and technologist James Bridle describes in ‘You Are Here’ as ‘a celestial superstructure that we all live inside.’ His resulting map shows Earth in the constant conical spotlight of these orbiting beacons. Though the benefits have been countless, we may never be lost again, writes Bridle, and ‘future generations will grow up not knowing what it means to be truly lost.’”
After successfully raising funds through their Kickstarter campaign, Red 14 Films has begun releasing the first of their cinematic book trailers.
No great hand reached down from the sky and made me a writer. I made myself one, by writing.