Literature lets you see leaders and others from the inside. You share the sense of what they’re thinking and feeling. In real life, you’re usually at some distance and things are prepared, polished. With literature, you can see the whole messy collection of things that happen inside our heads.
ill Submarine - The Beastles (by Thriftshop XL)
“If I puked up some sonnets, / Would you call me a ‘miracle’?” (via First Listen: Neko Case, ‘The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight…’ : NPR)