"Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don’t abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book."
Patti Smith, Just Kids (acceptance speech at the 2010 National Book Awards)
"I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book."
-J.K. Rowling (via upperrubberboot)