The Faraway Nearby + 1
The Faraway Nearby / Rebecca Solnit
Sometimes the story collapses, and it demands that we recognize we’ve been lost, or terrible, or ridiculous, or just stuck; sometimes change arrives like an ambulance or a supply drop. Not a few stories are sinking ships, and many of us go down with these ships even when the lifeboats are bobbing all around us. We think we tell stories, but stories often tell us, tell us to love or to hate, to s..