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All Booked Up

All writers begin as readers, and the majority, the ones worth reading, continue life as more prolific readers than writers—especially, it seems, as they age.

We see him in the hospital looking on apologetically as a friendly nurse mops up the mess created when the bag attached to his catheter breaks. He wonders if all his writings taken together have ever been “as useful to the world as her kindness.”

Source: All Booked Up