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Good Books Are Worth The Wait

Posted at 7:57AM Monday 11 Jun 2012

The notion that authors should double their efforts as if good books were produced on an assembly line was distressing to me both as a publisher and a reader, because, in my opinion, books are one of the few things in life that are timeless, and should therefore not be constricted by the ticking of the clock.

Graham Swift: The Narrative Physics of Novels

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