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Reading and Forgetting.

Julie Beck at the Atlantic has a superficial but lively piece called “Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read” that focuses on one of the things that interests me most — what and how we remember. It begins: Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I […]
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