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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Ah, Someone Else Without Shelf Space

"New books – like modern proles fed on junk food – are twice the size of their forebears....The old Penguin Don Quixote, translated by J. M. Cohen, fits into the pocket; the new family bible-sized translation would not fit anywhere."

- A.N. Wilson on "ugly books".


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