Monday, August 22, 2011

from my favorite book...

"It's difficult to explain, but I just somehow feel that I never really have lived; that I never really will live--exist or whatever--in the sense that other people do. It drives me crazy. I was terribly aware of it all those nights waiting for you in the Ritz bar looking around at what seemed to be real grown-up lives. I just find everybody else's life surrounded by plate glass. I mean I'd like to break through it just once and actually touch one. "


2 comments:

  1. oh my goodness, it's my favorite book too. Well, that and D.V. by Diana Vreeland. It's so amazing. The writing just gives me chills. I love the ending. I want to be Sally Jay!

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  2. I LOVE this book. I read it while I was in France and Italy one summer, and it was so...apropos. It's so much easier to pretend to be Sally Jay whilst in Europe.

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