I Reread Books So You Don't Have To Read At All

I’ve doing a lot of rereading for Raronauered, The Novel. I’m looking at Middlesex again to better understand framing devices. But for those who aren’t working on a novel, the passage below is the only reason to read the book once:

Is there anything as incredible as the love story of your own parents? Anything as hard to grasp as the fact that those two over-the-hill players, permanently on the disabled list, were once in the starting lineup?