[quote=“The Sisters Brothers”]
‘I’m done talking about your horse, Eli.’
‘If you think it will not come up again, you are mistaken.’
‘Then I’m done talking about your horse today. Now, let us divide the money.’
‘This is your killing. You keep it.’
‘I killed these men to free you from the cursed shack,’ he complained. But I would not accept the coins and he said, ‘Don’t think I’m going to force it on you. I am overdue for some new clothes anyway. Do you think your mangled, brainless horse can make it to the next town without hurtling itself off a cliff? What’s that? You’re not smiling, are you? We’re in a quarrel and you mustn’t under any circumstances smile.’ I was not smiling, but then began to, slightly. ‘No,’ said Charlie, ‘you mustn’t smile when quarreling. It’s wrong, and I dare say you know it’s wrong. You must stew and hate and revisit all the slights I offered you in childhood.’[/quote]
I was thinking about how the author of the Revenant isn’t able to do interviews with the movie coming out because he works for the state department. and I was thinking how people sometimes rip off peoples tumblr text posts or twitter posts or whatnot, to write paid gawker think piece things, making money off of the freely offered works of others. and I thought what if some NSA voyeur is a would be novelist using peoples lives as fodder for his writings. what if one of them is spying on my brother and I and the book they wrote is The Sisters Brothers.
Girl Waits With Gun is a historical fiction book about the first female sheriff, Constance Kopp. She and her sisters get their automobile wrecked into by a rich misogynist factory owner prick who won’t won’t pay up.
I’m looking forward to reading Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s new book about Mycroft Holmes next I think