Archive for May 27th, 2012

Good writing does not succeed or fail on the strength of its ability to persuade.  Not the kind of writing that you’ll find in this book, anyway.  It succeeds or fails on the strength of its ability to engage you, to make you think, to give you a glimpse into someone else’s head — even if in the end you conclude that someone else’s head is not a place you’d really like to be.
    —    Malcolm Gladwell
From the preface to his book:  “What The Dog Saw
[…And certainly not the kind of writing you’ll find on this blog.  But I still hope you come to enjoy the view!    —    KMAB]

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I grow old learning something new everyday.
    —    Solon

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