Slow Heal

April 19, 2013 § Leave a comment

NYer Marathon

Next week’s New Yorker cover, “Shadow Over Boston,” by Eric Drooker.

Also, from earlier this week, Dennis Lehane:

Bostonians don’t love easy things, they love hard things — blizzards, the bleachers in Fenway Park, a good brawl over a contested parking space. [And bowling with skinny pins. –N.] Two different friends texted me the identical message yesterday: They messed with the wrong city. This wasn’t a macho sentiment. It wasn’t “Bring it on” or a similarly insipid bit of posturing. The point wasn’t how we were going to mass in the coffee shops of the South End to figure out how to retaliate. Law enforcement will take care of that, thank you. No, what a Bostonian means when he or she says “They messed with the wrong city” is “You don’t think this changes anything, do you?”

 

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