A good heavy book holds you down. It’s an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic. Roy Blount, Jr., “Reading and Nothingness, Of Proust in the Summer Sun,” New York Times (June 2, 1985). By: Redactor P. J. O’Rourke George Santayana Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website 8 − two = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.