The Mad Reader

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Books may look like nothing more than words on a page, but they are actually an infinitely complex imaginotransference technology that translates odd, inky squiggles into pictures inside your head.

Jasper Fforde, The Well of Lost Plots (via thegirlandherbooks)

(Source: thrsdaynext)

Being a reader is sort of like being president, except reading involves fewer state dinners, usually. You have this agenda you want to get through, but you get distracted by life events, e.g., books arriving in the mail/World War III, and you are temporarily deflected from your chosen path.

Nick Hornby - The Polysyllabic Spree (via bookporn)

longshankstumblarian:

Yes, they do…:-)

longshankstumblarian:

Yes, they do…:-)

(Source: literatureismyutopia)

I didn’t go to sleep until morning cause I couldn’t stop reading my book..

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Oscar Wilde

She read books quickly and compulsively, paperback after paperback, as if she might drift away without the anchor of the printed page.

Jane Hamilton (via abagofbooks)

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amandaonwriting:

Happy Birthday, Vladimir Nabokov, born 22 April 1899, died 2 July 1977
12 Vladimir Nabakov Quotes
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amandaonwriting:

Happy Birthday, Vladimir Nabokov, born 22 April 1899, died 2 July 1977

12 Vladimir Nabakov Quotes

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