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We may need to put down the book from time to time, but we should make sure

We may need to put down the book from time to time, but we should make sure not to let the computer become the new book. The universal medium, like the universal library, is a dream that does more harm than good.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

This is one of the defining sorrows of books: that we cannot see one anothe

This is one of the defining sorrows of books: that we cannot see one another.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I, on the other hand, believe that books, maps, scissors, and Scotch tape d

I, on the other hand, believe that books, maps, scissors, and Scotch tape dispensers are all unreliable vagrants, likely to take off for parts unknown unless strictly confined to quarters.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

(...) perfectly ordinary books, printed on commonplace paper in mundane ink

(...) perfectly ordinary books, printed on commonplace paper in mundane ink. It would be a mistake to think that they weren't also dangerous, just because reading them didn't make fireworks go off in the sky. Reading them sometimes did the more dangerous
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Like most uneducated Englishwomen, I like reading--I like reading books in

Like most uneducated Englishwomen, I like reading--I like reading books in the bulk.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Take a glass of wine while reading, your feet on the back of your slave. Th

Take a glass of wine while reading, your feet on the back of your slave. This is the best combination of pleasures that is.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The stories she'd read of others' lives over these last few months had left

The stories she'd read of others' lives over these last few months had left her with a greater appreciation for the thread of her own life.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Only because books are better than people, Father. ... Because they are mas

Only because books are better than people, Father. ... Because they are masters who instruct without a rod. If you approach them, they are never asleep; if you are ignorant, they never laugh; if you make mistakes, they never chide. They give to all who as
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

And please, stay away from those books you devour. They are putting the mos

And please, stay away from those books you devour. They are putting the most fantastical tales into your head.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Drop everithing and read.

Drop everithing and read.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Reading's ability to beam you up to a different world is a good part of the

Reading's ability to beam you up to a different world is a good part of the reason why people like me do it in the first place---because dollar for dollar, hour per hour, it's the most expedient way to get from our proscribed little "here" to an imagined,
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

And now if you'll excuse me, I should like to finish my book, alone, withou

And now if you'll excuse me, I should like to finish my book, alone, without the presence of a single ringleted girl to disrupt me. If you should come for me at dinner and find me in my chair, gone to the angels at last, you shall know that I died alone,
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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