Treats for my brain from Portlands enormous book store #Powells;
In Defense of Food by #MichaelPollan and
The Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby by #TomWolfe,
with the added bonus that they they are both second hand #consciousconsumption #latergram #books
Idols, Gods, and Kings: Literary forces Teddy Wayne (The Love Song of Jonny Valentine), Tom Wolfe (Back to Blood) and Cristina García (King of Cuba) explore the concept of power with three very different casts: an eleven-year-old superstar’s road to fame; the varied, shady folks running an election in Miami; and a fictionalized Fidel Castro and his vengeful exile. Moderated by Greg Cowles (The New York Times).
Everybody, everybody everywhere, has his own movie going, his own scenario, and everybody is acting his movie out like mad, only most people don’t know that is what they’re trapped by, their little script.