The Lonely CIty: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing

“Imagine standing by a window at night, on the sixth or seventeenth or forty-third floor of a building. The city reveals itself as a set of cells, a hundred thousand windows, some darkened and some flooded with green or white or golden light. Inside, strangers swim to and fro, attending to the business of their private hours. You can see them, but you can’t reach … Continue reading The Lonely CIty: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing