Tuesday, June 2, 2009

The power of a novel, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

I would say that in an age of iPods, games consoles and YouTube, I still believe that nothing can tell a story with the depth and beauty of a book. I believe that language is the software of our minds, the blueprint of our identity. Our brains function along narrative structures and crave stimulation. Among many other things, good literature should tickle the brain. I try to do that. I try very hard.

Read the whole article, from the author of The Shadow of the Wind, found in The Times, here.



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