Thursday, October 17th
lucid, adj. clear, transparent, luminous. E.g., Víkingur Ólafsson playing Bach.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Aria variata (alla maniera italiana) in A minor; Víkingur Ólafsson (piano), live, Berlin, 2018
yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.
[B]y the latest count, there are 70 million persons displaced from their homes worldwide.
—J. M. Coetzee, “Australia’s Shame” (review of No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz Boochani), New York Review of Books, 9/26/19