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