A lot of people who live in Brooklyn dread the subway commute back and forth to Manhattan. It's true it can be long: generally takes me an hour or more, depending on my destination. I've come to look forward to it (as long as there are not system disasters...and as long as the cars aren't hopelessly crowded.). I love the reading time, which I devote specifically to texts in Spanish. -- seems so natural somehow. When I feel motion I want to read Spanish. A commute is a wonderful draw opportunity as well..When I'm on the train it's just me and whatever tools I packed in my bag(s). There's a freedom in that.
García Márquez, on my Kindle, this trip.The interactive Spanish dictionary makes the reading experience so naturally fluid -- kind of a subway glide..
Standing on the F train: means more listeners than readers. I'm reading Horacio Quiroga (Argentina, 19th C.)
Completely lost in Roberto Bolaño. The rest are lost in something else.
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