stephen mallarme

Authors on Books

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” ~ Stephen King

“Mallarme said that everything in the world exists in order to end in a book. Today everything exists to end in a photograph.” ~ Susan Sontag

“A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.” ~ Shelby Foote

“A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.”  ~ Barbara Cartland

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ~ Philip Pullman

“Books are still the only place in the house where you can still rest easy.” ~ Julio Cortazar

“Writing is like making love. Don’t worry about the orgasm, just concentrate on the process.” ~ Isabel Allende

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ~ Earnest Hemingway

“Read, learn, work it up, go to the literature.“ ~ Joan Didion