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To paraphrase the in-store discussion that Jenn and I just had about this: yes, but is reading something from beginning to end really the only purpose of a book? And if it is now, should it always be? And then also insert some weird chatter about modern art.
jennirl:

customer and i agree. it’s a cool concept, but we can’t imagine actually trying to READ it.
which kind of defeats the purpose of, you know, a book.

To paraphrase the in-store discussion that Jenn and I just had about this: yes, but is reading something from beginning to end really the only purpose of a book? And if it is now, should it always be? And then also insert some weird chatter about modern art.

jennirl:

customer and i agree. it’s a cool concept, but we can’t imagine actually trying to READ it.

which kind of defeats the purpose of, you know, a book.

Filed under feeling philosopical books books books hell must be freezing over if I'm suddenly defending JSF

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