Why East of Eden has been sitting unread on my shelf for years
TIL Jimi Hendrix was really into sci-fi.
He even cited sci-fi as an inspiration for his legendary song “Purple Haze“:
“I had this thing on my mind about a dream I had that I was walking under the sea. It’s linked to a story I read in a science fiction magazine about a purple death ray. It’s called ‘Purple Haze.'”
Le Pont Traversé bookshop in Paris
A double-height library in a New York City townhouse