“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” -Virginia Woolf, A Room of Ones Own Continue reading Quotable Woolf
A room without books is like a body without a soul. -Cicero Continue reading A room without books?!
“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Continue reading Why do we read?
Just blocks away is this beautiful library and book swap site. The sign reads: Little Free Library #1908 In the beginning -2009–Todd Bol of Hudson, Wisconsin, built a model of a one room schoolhouse as a tribute to his mother, a former school teacher who loved reading. He filled it with books and put it on a post in his front yard. His neighbors and … Continue reading Corner book swap
“I don’t know how they accumulate like that. They’re part rabbit, I think.” ―Beatriz Williams, Overseas Continue reading Books taking over?
Take no heed of her… She reads a lot of books. – Jasper Forde, The Eyre Affair: A Thursday Next Novel Continue reading Take no heed…
Hiding. Lying. Rule-breaking. We do it all to enjoy a book! Here’s a start to our ‘You might be a book addict’ list: You want your family to disappear …. for the rest of the day/weekend/month. You sit on the toilet longer than needed to get some alone time with your book. You’re still in bed and PJs at 1 p.m. You put the kids to … Continue reading You might be a book addict if
“…I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them — with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself.” -Eudora Welty, One Writer’s Beginnings Continue reading Love books?