Saturday, June 13, 2015

This is the person who the New York Times Book section interviews on books and reading

"Whom do you consider the best writers — novelists, essayists, critics, journalists, poets — working today?

I am the last person you should ask, because I don’t read that much. My buying-to-actually-reading ratio is 387 to 1. I buy a ton of books. I have actually convinced myself that buying books is the same as reading."