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Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down

Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway. (Here Hemingway poses in front of Shakespeare & Co, the library near the Seine river in Paris he used to visit.) #writers

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"Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart." —Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

"Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart." —Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

"We tell ourselves stories in order to live" —Joan Didion

"We tell ourselves stories in order to live" —Joan Didion

"I want to write for a readership that can create miracles. Children create miracles when they read. That’s why children need books." —Astrid Lindgren

"I want to write for a readership that can create miracles. Children create miracles when they read.

"Good music always defeats bad luck" —Suldrun's Garden, by Jack Vance

"Good music always defeats bad luck" —Suldrun's Garden, by Jack Vance

"Nobody reads a book to get to the middle" —Mickey Spillane

"Nobody reads a book to get to the middle" —Mickey Spillane

"Then would you read a Sustaining Book, such as would help and comfort a Wedged Bear in Great Tightness?" —Winnie the Pooh, by A.A. Milne

"Then would you read a Sustaining Book, such as would help and comfort a Wedged Bear in Great Tightness?" —Winnie the Pooh, by A.

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby

"There are those who believe that the value of a children's book can be measured only in terms of the moral lessons it tries to impose or the perfect role models it offers. Personally, I happen to think that a book is of extraordinary value if it gives the reader nothing more than a smile or two. In fact, I happen to think that's huge." —Barbara Park

"There are those who believe that the value of a children's book can be measured only in terms of the moral lessons it tries to impose or the perfect role models it offers. Personally, I happen to think that a book is of extraordinary value if it gives the reader nothing more than a smile or two. In fact, I happen to think that's huge." —Barbara Park

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." —Leo Tolstoy

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

"A man only learns by two things, one is reading, and the other is association with smarter people." —Wil Rogers

"A man only learns by two things, one is reading, and the other is association with smarter people.

"There is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts that drag—and never, never reading anything because you feel you ought, or because it is part of a trend or a movement." —Doris Lessing

"There is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts that drag—and never, never reading anything because you feel you ought, or because it is part of a trend or a movement." —Doris Lessing

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