Year in Reading 2008

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Always a subject close to this aesthete’s heart — reading.  The millions blog wraps up the great reads of 2008 with this encouraging summary: The distractions of a good book have been in high demand this year. A quiet corner and a transporting story offered a reprieve from relentless campaign news not to mention cheap entertainment for the many feeling a sudden impulse for thriftiness. 2008 was a loud year, and this final month seems likely to be only more deafening. The annual shopping frenzy has already ramped up this year with overtones of desperation and the macabre. MORE [via link]

 

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~ by eaesthete on 12/08/08.

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