When my heart was broken and I was fifteen, I listened to Lou Reed’s Berlin over and over and walked around a lot in the rain while my friends followed me looking worried and imploring me not to do anything stupid. Well, stupider than walking around in the rain, anyway.
- NEIL GAIMAN, author of The Graveyard Book (amongst other things)
Spotted on the back cover of Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman’s Why We Broke Up.
There’s a holiday coming up and even though love is often, well, lovely, we thought it might be worthwhile to highlight a bit of the gloom that can come with falling head over heels.