A Quote on Reading Stories

I read The English Patient about once a year. It's a deep, lovely book, refreshingly free from plot and full of the most wonderful prose. And in its pages I found the following passage. There is something about reading about the way others read that makes me pay attention, as if by reading it closely … Continue reading A Quote on Reading Stories

Reading Pathways | Michael Ondaatje

I’m entering Book Riot’s START HERE Write-In Giveaway. I was originally introduced to Ondaatje's books because I don't speak any Danish. As a child I moved out of my native Iceland because my father started working for the UN. I was subsequently enrolled in American schools, first in Israel and then in Croatia. In Iceland, Danish is … Continue reading Reading Pathways | Michael Ondaatje