Read, he said

Posted in books, LAT by Diane on August 9, 2009

book_stacksLAT book editor David Ulin confesses he’s having a hard time settling down to read books, but argues that we need to immerse ourselves in them more than ever. “Contemplation is not only possible but necessary, especially in light of all the overload,” he writes. Reading is “a way to eclipse the boundaries, which is a form of giving up control,” he argues, and “in giving up control we somehow gain it, by being brought in contact with ourselves.”

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