Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Wall on silence

Alan Wall offers A Defence of the Book. He argues for the gifts of uninterrupted close-reading against the impatient multi-tasking facilitated by electronic alternatives.

I refer the honourable gentleman to the answer I gave earlier. (I'm still reading that damn biography too).

1 comment:

  1. i have to admit i have started wishing i could hit ctl+F when rereading through ulysses.



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