Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter- tomorrow we will run faster, strech out our arms farther… And one fine morning-
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

“One week ago I met George Whitman, founder of the Shakespeare & Company bookshop in Paris. He is 97 years old, and still as stubborn and flirtatious as ever. He instructed me to read at least one book a day while living in the shop, words of wisdom which I have failed at, dismally.”

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