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Thursday, March 08, 2012
What reading might be about
"What does it matter how cultivated and up-to-date we are, or how many thousands of books we've read? What matters is how we feel, how we see, what we do after reading; whether the street and the clouds and the existence of others mean anything to us; whether reading makes us, physically, more alive."
-- Gabriel Zaid, So Many Books
Here's hoping that you all find a book that can do this for you. If you've ever had this experience, what books have made you feel more alive? And how did an author give that to you?