Another wonderful photo essay from Steve McCurry. Make sure to click on the end link to see his whole post.
Originally posted on Steve McCurry's Blog:
“To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which
gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety,
ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.”
- A C Grayling, Financial Times
(in a review of A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel)
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
- Jorge Luis Borges
There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away,
Nor any coursers like a page
Of prancing poetry.
This traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of toll;
How frugal is the chariot
That bears a human soul.
- Emily Dickinson
We read to know we’re not alone.
- C.S. Lewis
When I get a little money I buy books;
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