Quote of the Day – September 6, 2019

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Happy National Read a Book Day!

Quote of the Day – August 25, 2019

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“Reading is the life-saving water for our minds. Drink pure words as much as you need and remain alive!”
Munia Khan

Quote of the Day – August 23, 2019

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“From the time I could read, I found solace in my father’s library…At the ages of ten and eleven and twelve I would have preferred to remain in the library…”
Alice Hoffman, The Marriage of Opposites

Quote of the Day – August 22, 2019

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“…I used to think if you read enough books you’d automatically know how to do everything the right way. But reading and doing are not the same at all.”
― Judy Blume, Forever . . .

Quote of the Day – August 16, 2019

27001 “After all, reading is arguably a far more creative and imaginative process than writing; when the reader creates emotion in their head, or the colors of the sky during the setting sun, or the smell of a warm summer’s breeze on their face, they should reserve as much praise for themselves as they do for the writer – perhaps more.”

Jasper Fforde, The Well of Lost Plots

BBC Series To Kick Off Year Long Celebration of Literature

It looks like UK audiences are going to get a taste of something like The Great American Read.

The BBC is to host a year-long celebration with new programming across the BBC tv channels, radio stations and on their website. One of the new shows will be a “landmark” BBC2 series, The Novel That Shaped Our World, which will broadcast this fall.  Continue reading “BBC Series To Kick Off Year Long Celebration of Literature”