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ElizabethWatasin

'Tis Nyte! by Elizabeth Watasin

Gothic Steampunk, Noir Sci-Fi, Diesel Fantasy. Bringing You Uncanny Heroines in Adventuress Tales.

Currently reading

The Bombshell Manual of Style
Laren Stover, Ruben Toledo
The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
Gavin de Becker
Xenolinguistics: Psychedelics, Language, and the Evolution of Consciousness
Allyson Grey, Diana Reed Slattery
In The Eye of The Beholder: A Novel of The Phantom of the Opera
Sharon E. Cathcart

Books on our shelves linger in our minds differently than books on our e-readers

Reblogged from Reflections:

I'm finding this very true with my own reading (now that I've a Kindle). spot on (from article):

"There is a disproportionate magic in the way black marks on white paper — or their pixilated facsimiles — stir us into reverie and revise our consciousness. Still, we require proof that it has happened. And that proof is what the books on my shelves continue to offer."

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Interesting and beautifully put thoughts on  physical books vs. e-books from  in the New York Times. Here's part of what she writes:

 

"I realize that the physical books are serving a new purpose — as constant reminders of what I’ve read."

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/11/opinion/sunday/books-to-have-and-to-hold.html?emc=edit_tnt_20130810&tntemail0=y