Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.
She was widely read enough to appreciate my literary wit but not so widely read that she knew my sources. I like that in a woman. I could say things to her like, ‘The most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid.’ And safe in her ignorance of J.D. Salinger, I felt witty, charming, and yes, even youthful.
–David Mitchell. Cloud Atlas.