Friday, February 15, 2008

The Greatest Beauty of the Writing Life

Pico Iyer, on the writing life [free sign-in required]:

Perhaps the greatest beauty of the writing life is that it offers you concrete evidence of all your changes; the pages you write are like those charts nurses place at the end of your bed to map your progress. Whatever you need to know about yourself is there, if only you know how to read it. And as time went on, I started to realize something most unexpected: I was turning Japanese.

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