Reading Is Overrated

If it were true that wide and deep reading redounds wholly positively on the development of a wholesome self, consider a typical member of a university English department, and despair.

—Rick Gekoski, “Reading Is Overrated”

(Via Alan Jacobs.)

3 responses to “Reading Is Overrated

  1. Thank goodness he said typical.

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