A Hunger For Books
This place has its fair share of inanities - true.
However, I think it's worth reminding ourselves that, generally, we are all readers, interested in ideas, interested in knowledge. That puts us in a minority, and possibly a dwindling one at that.
Doris Lessing's acceptance speech for her Nobel Prize for Literature is a great hymn to reading and the power of books to transform lives. I think it's very inspiring. See what you think:
A Hunger for Books - Doris Lessing.[/URL]