“Something about Huh makes me want to throw a stone into the sea, but there is no sea anymore. And the stones were collected and hauled away years ago.”Sabrina Orah Mark, “For the Safety of Our Country” from Wild Milk
“The customs of man are like footholds carved into inhumanity, she thinks, something a person who’s been shipwrecked can clutch at to pull himself up, and nothing more. How much better it would be, she thinks, if the world were ruled by chance and not God.
–Jenny Erpenbeck, The End of Days