Tuesday, July 07, 2009

There are more books to contemplate than stars in a night on the high seas. In this immensity, how is a reader to find his personal constellation, those books that will put his life in communication with the universe?

--Gabriel Zaid


  1. That's so beautiful.

  2. Readers may need to have a certain amount of read-ar to help them in this regard.

  3. molly4:34 AM

    I often find that books lead me to other books . . . if I'm paying attention and if I'm willing to trust the library angels or the gods of literature or perhaps the spirit of Jane Austen . . .

  4. Anonymous1:33 AM

    I love this and am making a note of it. Thank you.


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