THE PERFECT READER
On Christmas Eve, while the Perfect Reader sits in
his armchair immersed in a book—­so absorbed
that he has let the fire go out—­I propose
to slip gently down th...
Christopher Darlington Morley, born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, became one of America's most popular novelists, essayists, and poets. The son of English immigrant parents, Morley grew up in Haverford ...