1. The classics are those books about which you usually hear people saying: ‘I’m rereading…’, never ‘I’m reading….’ [Italo Calvino’s 14 Definitions of What Makes a Classic]
“‘Your’ classic is a book to which you cannot remain indifferent, and which helps you define yourself in relation or even in opposition to it.”
Tenured Professor Departs Stanford, Hoping to Teach 500,000 Students at Online Start-Up - The Chronicle of Higher Education (via davemorin)
I would like to give this guy a high-five, and I would like him to give me a job working for him.