Reading – Everything


The dead alive and busy.

Oct 202021

To fall out of love with a writer is the first step toward understanding him.

Oct 152021

The Zeitgeist is everywhere, but especially in bad books.

Jul 192021

There exists in all men a thirst for the hunt, for predator stalking prey inexorably until it is caught and torn to shreds, that only reading Jane Austen can slake.

Mar 022021

Quotation device, n.   A man whose memory surpasses his wit; whose conversation consists largely or exclusively of other people’s words. Cf. citation device.

Feb 102021

Analogously to Benford’s Law, 90% of the annotations in a used book occur in the first twenty pages.