Friday, January 11, 2013

Book: The Pleasures of Reading

The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction 
by Alan Jacobs (Amazon)

This is one of the best books that I read last year. Reading a book about reading might seem strange, but it's really fascinating! You can get a sense of what the book is like from this NPR review by Dan Kois, which also features a long excerpt from the book:

Alan Jacobs also has a blog — textPATTERNS — and here's a video lecture:

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