qotd: problem

The problem with a book is that you never know what it’s planning to do to you until you’re too far into it.

—Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

qotd: space


You have to create your own space which has a lot of silence in it and a lot of books.

—Susan Sontag, Interview with The Rolling Stone

qotd: books

Books, for me, are a home. Books don’t make a home – they are one, in the sense that just as you do with a door, you open a book, and you go inside.

–Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?