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2 responses to “Books by Martha Nichols’s Bed”

  1. David Biddle

    Your ending here says so much and sums up the idea of piles of books we “are reading” (and this new thing where there are little colored dots next to book cover icons showing us how far we have gone into the electric ooze of an e-book).

    I love this: “I believe he recognizes the ritual nature of it, too, because we’re reading my dad’s 1960s paperback edition with the psychedelic cover (which has torn off completely) and yellowed pages that crumble if you handle them too roughly.”

    You make me proud to have so much near my own place of sleep. Keep reading.

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