"Each even smallest detail can be interpreted as a biography verse from the life of tattoo owner, both police and criminals can just look at the body of the tattooed person and tell all his deeds."
"We distinguish otherness by all sorts of indicators, from the seemingly obviously, like sex or race, to the more obviously cultural, such as whether a person is wearing, say, a Yankees cap, a Dodgers cap, or a tee-shirt that says Baseball Sucks."
"What if Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, then no one decided to follow him for three decades? That’s what happened to Murakami."
"What interests me is something more limited: the split-second when something could have happened, or should have been done, and then wasn't."
"The stewardship component has a natural tie to Catholic teaching, said the principal, Ray Coleman."
"Did the little "Love is..." girl just wake from a happy dream of 30 years of naked, sexless romance, only to remember with a gasp that her true love is dead? And where will the strip go from here?"