Saturday, October 19, 2013

Going to Boonah

''Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it," wrote Hannah More to her sister in 1777

‘We have an obligation to imagine’ … “This is an edited version of Neil Gaiman’s lecture for the Reading Agency, delivered on Monday, October 14 at the Barbican Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

"The foolishest book is a kind of leaky boat on a sea of wisdom; some of the wisdom will get in anyhow."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Poet at the Breakfast Table