“Hurt Into Poetry: On Poetry and Greece”By Stephanos Papadopoulos
"Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book."
"The sand was littered with sunbathers laid out on towels, raw and pink and exposed, like sushi."
"The history of humanity is, to a very great extent, a history of violence."
Pulchritude — beauty where you would least suspect it, hidden in a word that looked like it should signify a belch or a skin infection.