Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Aladdin’s lamp of writing

“The stationers particularly fascinated [Adam]. He coveted the files, punches, staplers, erasers, coloured inks, and gadgets whose functions remained a teasing mystery, thinking that if only he could afford to equip himself with all this apparatus his [book] would write itself: he would be automated.” David Lodge, The British Museum is Falling Down “Do you write on a computer, or

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