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21 December 2014

Merry Christmas from Bloomsbury!

I love this Christmas wish from Bloomsbury, "Give the gift of a book this Christmas." Click the image to go watch it on YouTube:

Here are some of the great quotes from the video:

“Writing a book is an adventure.” - Winston Churchill

“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” - J.K. Rowling

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” - Jhumpa Lahiri

“Reading is not walking on the words, its grasping the soul of them.” - Paulo Freire

“To read is to fly. It is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history.” - A.C. Grayling

“The book creates meaning, the meaning creates life.” - Roland Barthes

“Believe in the reader and they can connect the dots.” - Esther Freud

“Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth.” - Khaled Hasseinei

“To pore upon a book, to seek the light of truth.” - William Shakespeare

“Part of the beauty of fiction is that we come alive in a body that we don’t own.” - Colum McCann

“A word after a word after a word is power.” - Margaret Atwood

“A book is a dream that you hold in your hands.” - Neil Gaiman

Nice.

1 comments :

Penny Parker Klostermann said...

Awesome!!! Made my day :-)

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