For the past three decades Jonathan Galassi has been the President and Publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He has published three collections of poetry and handled numerous translations, but his first crack at novel writing came in the form of Muse.
My friend, you did not show up to be a pastor or a lawyer, journalist, or missionary, or a mechanic or server at Waffle House. You are here instead to awaken out of all illusions. The illusions cause the suffering.