GUYS LOOK I WRITE AT A REAL HUMAN BLOG FOR MY COLLEGE NOW. This is kind of (okay, absolutely) about books so I figured I would share it here. You should know by now that this blog is dedicated to two things, and two things only: books and shameless self-promotion. This fits perfectly in both of those categories. So if you just can’t get enough Me (for whatever reason – even the never-posting-regularly amount of me you get here should be more than enough) I’ll have weekly posts up on Atlas!
College. It’s supposed to be the time when you find yourself, when you make your lifelong friends, when you come to terms with the fact that you’re going to be in debt forever and you’d best get used to the taste of ramen noodles because that’s about as close to luxury as it’s going to get for the next couple of decades. Yes, college is all of these things, but college is also something else.
It’s a two-to-four year period when you have so much assigned reading that it feels like if one more word is transferred from the page to your brain you may explode. So how, pray tell, is reading anything not listed on a syllabus possible when every day is an increased risk to your body’s stability?
It requires sacrifice. But not soul-sacrifice, thankfully, because the ability to find time to read for pleasure would be a…
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