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The uotable Book Lover This collection of than five hundred uotations captures the wisdom and wit of the most insightful things ever said about books spoken and written by such legendary figures as Aeschylus; Ernest Hemingway; John Ruskin; Woody Allen; Thomas Jefferson; Charles Scribner; Maya Angelou; Franz Kafka; George Bernard Shaw; Jane Austen; Helen Keller; Wallace Stevens; Francis Bacon; Malcolm X; Robert Penn Warren; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Groucho Marx; William Carlos Williams; William Faulkner; John Milton; Oprah Winfrey; Robert Frost; George Orwell; and WB Yeats Fun An enjoyable little book A book of uotes about books is a perfect inspiration for reading books This collection has a wide selection of uotes from ancient times to current day Praise of books and joy of reading are two obvious topics covered But the book also includes sections devoted to writing libraries publishing censorship and literature In addition the last chapter is a special section prepared by Nicholas A Basbanes just on collecting books Helen Hjalmarsson wrote a thought provoking introduction to each sectionThe uote that surprised me the most was from Dwight Eisenhower I enjoyed the uote as much for the source as the thought He saidDon't join the book burners Don't think you are going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed Don't be afraid to go to your library and read every bookMy favorite uote on book collecting is from Holbrook Jackson who saidBook love I say again lasts throughout life it never flags or fails but like Beauty itself is a joy for everThat is the perfect ending to the collection I recommend this fun interesting group of uotes on my favorite subject books to anyone who might be interested I wasn't sure if I should give the book 4 stars but I ask why not? A wonderful collection of uotes on reading writing libraries literature and of course on books It will brighten up your day especially if you are an avid reader booklover Among my favourite uotes are The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers Thomas JeffersonRead not to contradict and confute nor to believe and take for granted nor to find talk and discourse but to weigh and consider Francis BaconMy library was dukedom large enough William Shakespeare The Tempest A great library cannot be constructed it is the growth of ages John Hill Burton The Book Hunter This is another of my little favorites It is a uotation of books about books and reading From uotes about libraries to uotes about publishing and collectors it features a nice selection Feel free to read it through or just browse here and there For me it is a book I pick up every so often and browse again and again If you like books and stuff about books this is a nice little book to have

  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • The uotable Book Lover
  • Ben Jacobs
  • English
  • 15 November 2014
  • 9781585746552

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