“Books are an existential crisis”

By posted at 1:40 pm on October 26, 2011 3

Kyle Winkler, in an editorial for Vouched Books (which I’ve mentioned previously), writes that “books are an existential crisis” because we can’t possibly read them all.

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3 Responses to ““Books are an existential crisis””

  1. Kyle Winkler
    at 2:15 pm on October 26, 2011

    Thanks for the mention, Nick.

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