Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.

Vera Nazarian







If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

P.J. O’Rourke







A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return.

Salman Rushdie