Monday, October 24, 2016

Slowing It Down

A Kind of Stupidity

My name is Zadie Smith and I am a writer. It comes out of reading, being a reader, and wanting to create something like I’ve read. And also it’s a way of experiencing time, like never missing any of it. Writing is partly a kind of stupidity; like other people just live their lives and get on with it, day by day. Writing is a way of slowing it down, and thinking what just happened, what did it mean, what was the point.” 

— From Jeffrey Eugenides, The Pieces of Zadie Smith,” New York Times Magazine, Oct. 17, 2016.

 Editorial Comment: Slow down becoming stupid. Read a book.

PeezPix by Ted Pease

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