Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.
She had existed and now she did not. Not at all, as if not ever. And people hurried around, as if this outrageous fact could be overcome by making sensible arrangements. He, too, obeyed the customs, signing where he was told to sign, arranging - as they said - for the remains.