The browser's ecstasy : a meditation on reading

by Geoffrey O'Brien

Paperback, 2000

Status

Available

Publication

Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, c2000.

Description

An expansive, learned, and utterly charming reverie on what it means to be lost in a book

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LibraryThing member LouCypher
A very quick read not long at all but Mr. O'Brien sure knows how to pack in the most for his punch. The writing and words in this, I'm not really sure what to call it, book on reading, just flow on and on in a wonderful but daunting way. I found myself constantly having to reread the last few paragraphs to make sure I knew or at least hoped I knew what was happening or being said. Overall I am glad I read it but would be pretty tough to pick up for a reread anytime in the future.… (more)

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