Gopnik on Temporal Distortion

What makes something interesting to read about is its narrative grip, and stories are, of necessity, exercises in compressing time. What makes something interesting to do is that–through repetition, coordination, perseverance–it stretches time.

— Adam Gopnik from “Bread and Women” in The New Yorker, 4 Nov 2013.

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About Eric Chandler

Husband. Father. Pilot. Cross Country Skier. Writer. Author of Outside Duluth and Down In It.
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