“It is fanciful to invest too much faith in the isolated act of reading – the stimulated, inspired or entertained brain does not store carbon.”
Patrick Allington is a writer, editor and researcher. His books are the novels Rise & Shine and Figurehead and the textbook Making the Grade. His essays, short fiction and criticism have appeared widely. He has taught and researched politics, communications, writing, and editing. He is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Creative and Performing Arts at Flinders University.