Two Ironies

  1. Bertrand Russell's In Praise of Idleness shelved amidst the other endless volumes of his work.
  2. "Lilik, don't let anyone else read this"1
  1. Vladimir Mayakovsky, Letter to Lili Brik, in Love is the Heart of Everything: Correspondence Between Vladimir Mayakovsky and Lili Brik 1915-1930, Bengt Jangfeldt (Ed.), Julian Graffy (Trans.), Polygon, Edinburgh, 1986, p. 116.