• Elena Ferrante: ‘I used to devour news. Now, the uninterrupted rain of it feels like chaos'

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    It seems to me more difficult today than in the past to try to understand how the world is going I don't feel desperate to be informed about everything that happens in the world. As a girl, I merely glanced at the newspaper headlines and occasionally watched the TV news. But a growing interest in politics, which erupted when I was around 20, inspired me to amass information. It seemed to me that until then I'd lived in a state of distraction, and I was afraid I'd go through life without even being aware of the disasters, the horrors around me. I feared I would become a superficial person...
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