“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us. If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? So that it will make us happy, as you write? Good Lord, we would be happy precisely if we…
Thoughts from a book lover’s mind ————————————————————- The Unread Book©
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s book on short stories is one with many quotes to remember. One is this.
An excerpt from ‘Train to Pakistan‘ by Khushwant Singh