>It’s an odd way of finding out about something, but then Facebook is a very odd place. I noticed the link to this short essay on Richard Bausch’s Facebook status: Valuable Artificats, by Richard Bausch. Among other reflections:
To me, books are the physical vessels that keep us linked to all the human times and places, nothing less than the one practical, hands-on thing that cheats death and the silence
After you’ve finished reading this little gem by Bausch, you might want to explore elsewhere in English Matters to see what else you can find.