Walter Benjamin, “Unpacking My Library: A Talk about Book Collecting,” in Illuminations: Essays and Reflections, trans. Harry Zohn (New York: Schocken Books, 1968).
I read this passage with a jolt of recognition. This post is for all who read likewise.
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Wednesday, October 21, 2015
By Michael Leddy at 2:06 PM