Over My Shoulder

Posted on April 22, 2007. Filed under: over my shoulder, quotation, reading |

“… reading is the most subversive activity in life. Open any true book and you begin to see the world through somebody else’s eyes. Nothing is more redeeming than that, or more dangerous.”

James Sallis, paraphrasing Paco Ignatio Taibo II
in “Incomparable Paco,” the afterword for the English translation
of Taibo’s An Easy Thing (240)

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[…] Taibo II is almost certainly on my list. I even quote him sometimes, like here and (sort of) here, where you can learn a little about how Taibo thinks about reading. You can also check out info on […]


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