What George Orwell, Henry Miller, and John Waters Taught Me...
@9 months ago with 41 notes
#YES. #read #My sentiments exactly.
“The fire of personal enthusiasm is what really makes for the best advice on what to read next, a quality rarely found in an ordinary book review. That burst of incandescent awareness and pleasure that only a good book can give us often becomes an uncontrollable desire to grab complete strangers by the lapels and demand that they, too, read this book, right now, on the double. Drop everything. Do it.”
What George Orwell, Henry Miller, and John Waters Taught Me About What to Read
Ars longa, vita brevis, said Hippocrates—more or less: time’s a-wastin’. The worst corollary of this aphorism, to my mind, is that we are not going to have time to read everything. In fact, we’re…