This is a blog to which I commit all the things I come across, be it through reading or through reflecting about things around me. I am also using the blog to publish what I consider to be the basics of a future publication.
A waiter at a restaurant in Madrid gasped when I mentioned that I was in town to interview Javier Marías. "You know him?" he asked, as if I'd named a president or a movie star. "Sometimes we see him walking down the street."