light the dark

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Light the Dark
352 pages; Penguin Books
In essays as intimate as journal entries, 46 authors, among them Marilynne Robinson and Roxane Gay, ponder “transformative reading,” when the words of others hit “with life-altering force”—as Fassler puts it, “the moment when the high candle of the mind beams incandescent.”
— Jordan Sebastian Bonner, Leigh Haber, Taylor Lannamann