Tuesday, March 11, 2008


"There is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts that drag—and never, never reading anything because you feel you ought, or because it is part of a trend or a movement. Remember that the book which bores you when you are twenty or thirty will open doors for you when you are forty or fifty—and vice versa. Don’t read a book out of its right time for you."


Doris Lessing, author of The Golden Notebook, Winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature

1 comment:

tcccsy said...

That's a good one Jerrie - and SUPER appropriate as well. You know I will fight hard to get through a book, even if it's no good, because I feel like I should finish it. Hmmmmmmmmm ...