The vast majority of the world’s books, music, films, television and art, you will never see. It’s just numbers.

Now, everything gets dropped into our laps, and there are really only two responses if you want to feel like you’re well-read, or well-versed in music, or whatever the case may be: culling and surrender.

Linda Holmes in The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We’re All Going to Miss Almost EverythingĀ