Anne Fadiman on plucking books more than once

‘The reader who plucks a book from her shelf only once is as deprived as the listener who, after attending a single performance of a Beethoven symphony, never hears it again.’

– Anne Fadiman

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One comment

  1. As both a musician and a reader I do so agree with this. Thanks for posting this — it’s very affirming of one’s own views!

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