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A Reading Vocation

"I Must Read, Read, and Read. It is my Vocation." - Thomas Merton

This is where I chronicle my reading life.  I also blog about writing at Lacey's Late-night Editing.


The Last Unicorn: The Lost Version - Peter S. Beagle
"You're thinking of Satan's time. But Satan doesn't have very much to do with management anymore. He began losing interest some time ago--about the time the telephone was invented, I should say--and he's really practically retired now. Oh, Satan still has all his titles, and you have to get his signature on so many papers, and when he comes to board meetings everybody has to be kind to him and make him feel useful. They ask his opinions on everything, of course, but he sits in his old chair and grunts, 'What the hell, who gives a damn? What the hell, who gives a damn?' That's all he ever says. We try to keep him out of the public eye as much as we can, for his own sake. "