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You’re Reading Too Fast: Drum Mag & The Slow Reading Movement

By Melanie Yarbrough

For anyone who’s ever listened to David Sedaris or watched David Foster Wallace read his own work, you know that hearing the author reading his own work transforms it. I attend author readings to get a different, more personalized, perspective of the literature I’ve fallen in love with. It takes interaction to a whole new level, brings new meaning to sections or lines I may have read a hundred times.

So when I heard about a literary magazine allowing that intimacy between author and reader and stories, I knew I had to share it. Continue reading

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