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Reflections

Eager reader of history, mystery, classics, biographies, steampunk, lit fic, science, scifi, and etc. My reviews are mostly positive--I rarely finish or write about books I don't enjoy. My TBR is too high for that.

Why should we have English majors?

In this New Yorker blog Adam Gropnik dismisses the notion that English majors make better, more humane people. So why do colleges still have English majors? Because people love books and are passionate about discussing them and there is no stopping us.

 

 

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/08/why-teach-english.html?mbid=nl_Daily%20(7)