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Zadie Smith active and passive reading

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 10, 2006

Zadie Smith on the distinction between reading like you passively watch TV and reading like you actively interprete a musical piece at the piano. “When you practice reading, and you work at a text, it can only give you what you put into it.”