Marginalia after Malcolm / by Matthew Thompson


Q: We tend to believe each other?

A: We tend to believe each other.

He said (on tape): 

Well, no. In fact, a kind of fuzziness, a fantastic doubleness. An interesting horribleness and incoherent evil.

In my writing, I rendered it as:

Actually, the subject is Scheherazade.*

*Words collected from Janet Malcolm's The Journalist and the Murderer