The only war is the war against the imagination.
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
Manhattan Island will whirl like a Dizzy Gillespie transcription played by Inez and Timme.
Authors do not supply imaginations, they expect their readers to have their own, and to use it.
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My God! I belong here. Isn’t this wonderful? — The Making of a New Yorker
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I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it. — Breakfast at Tiffany’s