Ramona Koval, presenter of
The Book Show
"She had eyes that were kind of sleepy like a cat’s eyes, but precisely in the way that a cat’s eyes can be at once sleepy and burningly, terrifically alive."
An excerpt from Jonah Campbell's Eaten Back to Life (Invisible Publishing, 2017).
The good news, such as it is, is that there are so few of us -- Jews, Moslems, Hindus, Anglos, and all the rest of us “others” -- in the Quebec public service that Madame Marois’s proposed Charter of Secularism would make little practical difference.
Van Gogh's “starry, starry night” is the night of mega-stardom. Our view of his art is inevitably coloured by his celebrity.
Vincent van Gogh Almond Blossom, 1890
Oil on canvas, 73.5 x 92 cm
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)