All posts tagged “humility

Radical Gratitude

“Her daughter enjoyed a most uncommon degree of popularity for a woman neither young, handsome, rich, or married. Miss Bates stood in the very worst predicament in the world for having much of the public favour; and she had no intellectual superiority to make atonement… Read More

Humility and the Written Word

“With every day that passes, I am more convinced that the act of writing is a conscious act of humility.” —Bolaño And yet, is 2666 a humble work? Is any book for that matter? Certainly, a book may humble its readers or its characters or… Read More