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Rapt by Winifred Gallagher
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May 19, 10


For such an important topic, I found his book a disappointment. It skimmed the topic from many perspectives. Kind of a mile wide and an inch deep, and Gallagher seemed far too interested in annotating the work of others. So much so that in some sections literally every paragraph was an annotation. This may be great for an academic paper, but it made the book jumpy.

Gallagher is onto something really important here, and I'm certain she knows it, but I kept feeling like this book was rushed. I kept feeling she was a far better writer than this book.
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