Reading

The dead alive and busy.
—Vaughan

Oct 152018
 

If you’re going to read only one book on a subject, don’t bother.

Jun 072018
 

The first rung on the ladder of literacy is pedantry, or as we now say, fact-checking.

May 022018
 

A lifetime of reading novels will teach you how to feel superior to a world in which you are no use.

Mar 272018
 

There is nothing too profound for the right interpreter to grind into banality.

Mar 212018
 

Many books are good for no one, but no books are good for everyone.

Sep 212017
 

Influential books usually have a few readers, who usually have a great many.

Jun 092017
 

Your shelves should not contain the books you’ve read, but the books you’re going to read.

May 162017
 

Almost no one is worth reading on more than one subject.