In Defense of Readers by Mandy Brown includes this quote from Gerard Unger, While Youâ€™re Reading:
It is almost impossible to look and read at the same time: they are different actions. â€¨
True. Obvious. But I never thought of it like thatâ€”did you?
Like just about every article on A List Apart, this one is thoughtful and stylish. I love to sneak a moment on that site every month or two. Mercifully, that's often enough to keep up.