Sunday, December 8, 2013

Thought for the Day

Sometimes it is better to imagine the past
than to remember it.
~ Anthony Shadid

Quoted from Anthony Shadid's beautifully written House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East (Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012; Reprint 2013; p. 298) Read an excerpt.

Anthony Shadid (1968-2012), Foreign Correspondent, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Memoirist

Anthony Shadid Page at Democracy Now!

Rick Gladstone, "At Work in Syria, Times Correspondent Dies", The New York Times, February 16, 2012

Michael Hastings, "In Memoriam: Anthony Shadid", Rolling Stone, February 18, 2012


Kathleen said...

Ah, yes. This connects, too, for me, to The Submission, a book I read recently, by Amy Waldman.

Anonymous said...

bits and pieces
of the past
on the river
they catch up
to us
and speed by

S. Etole said...

I wonder if the two don't often go hand in hand.