Monday, March 16, 2009

Book of Quotes, Number Five

"No two persons ever read the same book." -- Edmund Wilson

The creation of a book is usually a lonely process. The completion of a book is collaborative. Until a book is read it is merely a stack of papers. Each reader completes the circuit, and each reader brings something unique to the experience. That's part of why talking about books is so interesting. A single book can be . . . infinite.

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