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Whole Galaxies

January 19, 2013

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I admit it. I am an addict. Addicted to reading by those pavement magicians shouting at us like circus barkers: those booksellers endlessly rearranging their displays and corrupting us with their seductive litany of titles-as they lured us away from the little world of the self and into whole galaxies of the imagination.

-Gita Mehta, Snakes and Ladders

3 Comments leave one →
  1. January 19, 2013 9:52 am

    I have to say that I would be afraid to be camped under that many books. Deadly!

    I do agree wholeheartedly with the quote, it is lovely and oh so true.

  2. January 20, 2013 4:53 pm

    Oh, lovely. And what a fantastic photo!


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