The Alan Sondheim Mail Archive

August 21, 2013

Strangers by the Numbers

My own conscience is clean. If I am told that somewhere there
exists a young man who has talent, I myself will do what I can
for him. Nothing could be more agreeable to me than to be told,
when somebody is introduced to me: "Here's a man of rare talent
Perhaps one day he'll be the Fuehrer of the nation." (Adolf

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My whole life can be summed up as this ceaseless effort of mine
to persuade other people. (Adolf Hitler)

Notice of premonition -

Hi - we're leaving NYC by October 23rd, moving to a small loft in an
historic building in downtown Providence near four used bookstores,
coffeehouses and various performance spaces. We tried to stay in NYC,
looking in Kensington, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, Jackson Heights,
Forest Hills, the Lower East Side, etc., and ended up having places 
would take longer for approval (if we ever got it) than the three 
we were given to clear out of Dean Street. We thought about renting, 
that's also a problem since we'd lose sufficient money that we 
buy at the end of the period and would generally be stuck. We're 
money in Providence and will have a car and be able to get back to 
NYC and
elsewhere whenever. Btw we also looked in Austin and Omaha and made 
feeble attempts at Canada. Providence is beautiful, Brown and a bunch 
other schools are here and I've lived here before and we have friends 
the area. And guess what! Donovan's playing in the coffee house! Come
visit! love, Alan and Azure, wish us luck!

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