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Caitlin Moran
“A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination.”
Caitlin Moran, Moranthology

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

Carl Sagan
“One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”
Carl Sagan

Stephen Fry
“Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.”
Stephen Fry

Walter Cronkite
“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
Walter Cronkite

215367 Read the World 2017 — 4 members — last activity Apr 03, 2017 10:06AM
Join us for a Trip Around the World! The Online Reading Challenge from the Davenport (Iowa) Public Library encourages you to read a book set in a diff ...more
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