Quote: Charles Simic

How many book lovers among the young has the Internet produced? Far fewer, I suspect, than the millions libraries have turned out over the last hundred years.

Charles Simic (‘A Country Without Libraries’) via NYR Blog

// somedays i fantasize that i’m a reviewer for the new york review of books… all day long i read engaging books and write elaborate book reviews… and then i wake up and realize most people don’t read engaging books… nor literary criticism… i’m such an anachronism.