Reading as an idle pastime

Our society accepts the book as a given, but the act of reading-once considered useful and important, as well as potentially dangerous and subversive-is now condescendingly accepted as a pastime, a slow pastime that lacks efficiency and does not contribute to the common good.

The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel

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Krista Stevens

I'm a runner, reader, writer, and editor.

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