Friday, 2 October 2020

Book Quotes of the Week

"I treat my books like I treat my shoes: The more I love them, the shodier they become." Rachel Cusk
I'm not a big shoe lover, I wear them until they are really really shoddy, doesn't mean I loved them. But I have so few that at some point, I just have to sort them out. Now with books, that is an entirely different story …

"Since the pandemic, it's like nothing we've ever seen. We have so many books, but they all seem to be selling." James Fugate, a co-owner of Eso Won Books in Los Angeles
Looks like Corona is at least good for something.

"They're book addicts." Lemony Snicket, The Miserable Mill
Not exactly a quote-quote but I like the word. Looks like Corona is at least good for something.

"Reading is a medicine that does nor need a prescription … and has no limit on dosage." N.N. *
And what a great medicine it is. Saved me from a lot of pain.

Find more book quotes here.

* [If anyone can tell me the originator of this quote, I'd be very thankful and would happily include the name.]


  1. Reading has always been my medicine, physical and mental.

    1. Dito. I don't know whether I'd still be here if I hadn't had my books.