Is ‘devouring’ books a sign of superficiality in a reader? | Curio

Is ‘devouring’ books a sign of superficiality in a reader?

8 mins | Dec 7, 2019

Why a change of metaphor might encourage a change of mindset. Lousie Adams, writing in Aeon magazine looks at why the once benign metaphor of 'devouring books', has become a sign of superficiality in a reader. Imploring the importance of reading slowly and becoming more attentive to the subtle ways in which texts have been put together by their creator.

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From Aeon magazine