‘Why read literature? Because it enriches life in ways that nothing else quite can. It makes us more human.’

I’m all for being more human. By the way, John Sutherland’s book is wonderfully clear and unpretentious.


Source: John Sutherland, A Little History of Literature (New Haven & London: Yale Univ Press, 2013), p. 6

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