An Excerpt from A Floating Life

October 23, 2012 1 Comment

“This shop, if you want to call it that, is not about profits and losses. In that sense it has little in common with other shops.” –from A Floating Life by Tad Crawford

This photograph of a Manhattan brownstone is by W. Finch [CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons.


  1. Bellezza
    October 28, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    The photograph gives a mood like the excerpt gives a wonderful intrigue. I want to walk right up those stairs, open the book, and find out what’s going on with that shop. That isn’t a shop of the kind I know about.


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