Things Vital to the Honor of Human Life
March 9, 2008 9:18 PM Subscribe
The editor of the New York Times Book Review asks
"do others have favorite signature passages in books they love — a sentence or two that seem to convey the essence of a complex, beautiful work?" after giving his own example from To The Finland Station
. Hundreds respond, often with some wonderful passages (as well as some not so wonderful ones). Any examples from the hive mind?