Will We Ever Be Able to Shop Again?

Online shopping has worn out its charms. I long to return to the sensory delights of retail.

Photo by Tristan Colangelo on Unsplash

I miss shopping. I really do. I love shopping; I love wandering around a store, seeing the goods, evaluating the displays, marveling at the merchandise. I love acquiring things, but even more, I love the process of being in the world of stuff, high…



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Susan Orlean

Staff writer, The New Yorker. Author of The Library Book, The Orchid Thief, and more…Head of my very own Literati.com book club (join me!)