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I live in New York City and I'm surrounded by books all day and when I go home I have more books waiting for me. Read my "About" page on top to see what I mean. I just want to share my book experiences and my love of all-things-books, with hopefully the occasional review thrown in. If you wish to contact me, the address is polishoutlanderATgmailDOTcom

Don’t You Ever Interrupt Me While I’m Reading a Book!

This has me in stitches today at work!

…via The New Yorker:

“Ever notice the invisible barrier that encompasses a reader locked in concentration? It kind of puts a shield of tranquility around that person, or, rather, a tacit “Do Not Disturb” sign. Julian Smith, a director and YouTuber extraordinaire, puts it more bluntly: “Don’t you eva interrupt me while I’m reading a book!” My favorite part of the video is when he steals a book “at a stupid birthday party for some stupid kid.” Consider this a warning to anyone who ever thought “What are you reading?” was a great pickup line.”


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