Curator Reviews

Andrew Solomon

Well, it’s hard to say which Virginia Woolf I would choose since she is of all writers the one who most clearly articulates the world as I live in and perceive it. But I think I would say that the particular sadness of Jacob’s Room somehow reminds me of myself when life has taken me away from myself. “Their lack of concern for him was not the cause of his gloom, but some more profound conviction—it was not that he himself was lonely, but that all people are.”

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