I was reading my copy of The Shipping News this week, of which I bought at the Baldwin Public Library used book sale earlier this year, and I found this stuck in the middle:
You can’t find that in a Kindle. This reaffirms my love for used books and my belief that they are more than physical objects — they are talisman, part of our lives. They are where we scribble our grocery lists and keep our love notes for safe keeping.
My question: what was going on at 2 a.m.?