Thursday, March 20, 2014

on not getting rid of books

"They chart my life.  I don't want to sound ponderous, but they
chart my intellectual life.  They chart everything that I've been interested in 
and thought about for the whole of my reading life.  So if they went  I would,
in a sense, lose a sense of identity.  They identify me…"
-Penelope Lively

This is an excerpt from an interview
 by Terry Gross on her NPR show Fresh Air
from March 17, 2014.

1 comment:

  1. books, books, books
    oh how i love books
    to hold, to read, to see
    i wish that was my job
    just read books ;^)))