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“For the true bookworm it is sometimes hard to distinguish between what one has experienced and what one has read. We know that this is odd and even a little demented. But there it is. We are uneasy in a void with no book.”
“Reading is a socially acceptable form of hallucination.”
“It is a sign of intimacy to be able to read in the same room with another person, as trusting as dreaming with someone right beside you.”
Laura Furman, U.S. writer