Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Mere Sight of a Book

"Many people, myself among them,
feel better at the mere sight of a book."
~ Jane Smiley ~
from
Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel



Girl With Pigtails
by Sir Samuel Henry William Llewellyn, 1858 - 1941
English painter of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries

If you're looking for something to read, here's
what I've posted lately on Kitti's Book List:

Transfixed

Losing Strength, Not Style

Songs Our Grandmothers Sang

Fault In Our Stars


Girl Reading by Oliver Ray
Contemporary Canadian Artist


"The reader may ask how to tell fact from fiction.
A rough guide:
anything that seems particularly unlikely is probably true."
~ Hilary Mantel ~
from
A Place of Greater Safety

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