Saturday, September 28, 2019

Reading and the human condition …

… ADDICTED TO LIT: The Vital Decadence of Great Books — Cassandra Csencsitz, (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Those of us here, however, know that rather than merely a luxury—let’s call it Great Booking—is a vital and necessary practice that life is so much emptier and scarier without. One that calls to mind the William Carlos Williams quote, "It is difficult/to get the news from poems/yet men die miserably every day/for lack/of what is found there."

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