Monday, 11 July 2011

WONDERFUL ARTICLE

A good book offers the ultimate escape

It's not easy to explain why reading is so important, writes Charles Moore

"It is not easy to explain to people who don't do it exactly why reading matters not only functionally, but deeply. I think it relates to George Herbert's definition of prayer – "something understood". In our culture, that something is now less understood than at any time since before the invention of the printing press."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/8629159/A-good-book-offers-the-ultimate-escape.html

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