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“To look down into crowds is to see bald spots and slipped bra straps before faces and gowns. It is the viewpoint of spiders and kings, of cheap sports seats and God.”
Tanya Egan Gibson, How to Buy a Love of Reading
“It’s a wonderful body,” he’d whispered the next morning while she was still asleep. Not even the blue silk Loretta Caponi pajamas he’d brought back for her from Florence could disguise its lumpiness. But it was so gorgeously strong. She almost never got sick. She could outswim riptides and ski double diamonds. And even when a wave scraped her into the sand or a patch of ice threw her to the ground, she rarely bruised. He loved that body for taking care of her, for sheltering the one thing he couldn’t live without.”
Tanya Egan Gibson, How to Buy a Love of Reading
“I've had nannies and au pairs. I have tutors and a trainer and a shrink. I know paid-nice. It comes with gritted teeth.”
Tanya Egan Gibson, How to Buy a Love of Reading
“Setting, Miss Weiss, is nobody's slut.”
Tanya Egan Gibson, How to Buy a Love of Reading
“[I] get [yo]ur point about how people can[']t save each other for real.
[B]ut I still think we need stories that tell us we can.
[J]ust so we won[']t stop trying.”
Tanya Egan Gibson, How to Buy a Love of Reading
“He was so different and special and brave that it didn't matter that they would never be his girlfriend because he was too beautiful and they were too ordinary. Their love for him made them love each other more.”
Tanya Egan Gibson, How to Buy a Love of Reading
“I can lose myself in symbolism as deeply as the next lit-geek...”
Tanya Egan Gibson, How to Buy a Love of Reading

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