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Letter to Borges: Susan Sontag on Books, Self-Transcendence, and Reading in the Age of Screens

Letter to Borges: Susan Sontag on Books, Self-Transcendence, and Reading in the Age of Screens

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“Books are not only the arbitrary sum of our dreams, and our memory. They also give us the model of self-transcendence… a way of being fully human.” In October of 1982, 83-year-old Jorge Luis Borges, who at that point had been blind for nearly 30 years, gathered sixty of his closest friends and …

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Brain Pickings by Maria Popova

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