Most importantly, these stories are not asking for our praise, they ask for our attention. They are not written for the crowd, but for the individual reader. They don’t ask for noise, but for silence — an not an awed silence (though awe is certainly possible), but the silence that happens when you close a book and pause, and continue with your life, less lonely than you were before.
Passage Through the Week #17
September 3, 2009 by JK