This is maybe one of the best personal essays I have ever read. Via Poets & Writers.
So says The New Yorker. John Cassidy on the ultimate dot-com.
A sincere thanks to Mr. Salk for pointing me to this via the discussion on my previous post about dying (that is, cliched) metaphors. The fine folks at Google Books want you to read Mr. Salk’s contribution in something approximating its original appearance. And so do I.
Make sure you check out the Suggestions for Study.