a life of words

Edmund White, writer of many novels and reader of many, many more, talks about how he feels as a reader in his newest book, The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading. In this excerpt from The Paris Review, White talks about how reading makes him feel, how to read friends' books, and about being a judge in writing competitions. You can read the full excerpt here, and be sure to check out his book, which just came out last month.