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Later Never Comes

For weeks after my last operation [for cancer] -- frail and without energy, sleeping 10 hours--I looked in my house at all the books I had not read and wept for my inability to read them. Or I looked at great books I had read too quickly in my avidity--telling myself I would return to them later. There is never a later, but for most of my life I have believed in later.

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