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I just put it on the site for anyone to enjoy. Then earlier this year people found out about it and it started to download at an incredible rate: It seemed to take on a life of its own. I never planned for this book to be a commercial book; it was an experimental book I wrote for my kids. I'm just thrilled people are enjoying it. If it means people get to know me as a writer, then that's great. (Quote by - Steve Bell)

This program will help users discover more books, publishers sell more books and authors to ultimately write more books. (Quote by - Adam Smith)

My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books. (Quote by - Alejandro Amenabar)

In my twenties, it was so important for me to show people I had all these other books and these other sorts of writing in me, .. A lot of authors, if their first book is a success, they're terrified to write a second one. But in my case, since the first book wasn't considered a literary book, I was really determined to show people I could do other types of writing. (Quote by - Evelyn Lau)

I was a bad guy. If I was gonna write a book that was true, and I was gonna write a book that was honest, then I was gonna have to write about myself in very, very negative ways. (Quote by - James Frey)

It totally sounds like an advice book, .. but there's not a shred of advice in the entire book, which is good for any of your readers. It's a novel. It's a humor book. It's sort of a what-if scenario of what would happen if you took a B-movie actor, meaning me -- I take the lead role in the book -- and put him into a big Hollywood movie. The answer is that it's not good. It's a misadventure. I single-handedly take down a big Hollywood movie. (Quote by - Bruce Campbell)

The newest books are those that never grow old. (Quote by - Holbrook Jackson)

A book is the only immortality. (Quote by - Rufus Choate)

So, you see, it's a real chore for me to write a book review because it's like a contest. It's like I'm writing that book review for every bad book reviewer I've ever known and it's a way of saying [thrusts a middle finger into the air] this is how you ought to do it. I like to rub their noses in it. (Quote by - John Irving)

If I had my way books would not be written in English, but in an exceedingly difficult secret language that only skilled professional readers and story-tellers could interpret. Then people like you would have to go to public halls and pay good prices to hear the professionals decode and read the books aloud for you. This plan would have the advantage of scaring off all amateur authors, retired politicians, country doctors and I-Married-a-Midget writers who would not have the patience to learn the secret language. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

The National Book Festival is a great way for families and friends to share the creative works of some of America's most-loved authors, .. Readers of all ages can listen to favorite writers speaking about their books, have books autographed, meet many storybook characters and enjoy a day on the National Mall. (Quote by - Laura Bush)

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: / And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. (Quote by - Bible)

Our goal is to collect as many donated books as possible for a designated delivery before Christmas. Our goal is 20,000 books, from picture books to adult relaxation. (Quote by - Greg Wright)

I don't judge these things by numbers. How many people read 'Paradise Lost' when it was published? Two hundred? Three? As long as there's one reader, the book is doing what a book does. Books are irreplaceable, because they're the only place in the universe where two strangers can meet on absolutely intimate terms. We need to tell stories as human beings. People are as hungry for that as they have ever been. (Quote by - Paul Auster)

The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most. (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

C-SPAN2 has a new Book TV show that features interviews with nonfiction authors, so it has turned a full-size bus into a fully contained television studio. They take it to big book events to let people know about their new show, and we're now one of the largest book sales in the Southeast, if not the nation. (Quote by - Cathy Clark)

As a librarian, I have seen a lot of books checked out of the library that I didn't think were very good, but people came back to return those same books and said that the book changed their lives. (Quote by - Courtney Lewis)

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures. (Quote by - Jessamyn West)

Prior to the war, bookings for April travel were good. Since the war began, booking trends have been inconsistent, .. Uncertainties created by the war with Iraq render it impossible to predict future bookings and traffic. (Quote by - James Parker)

Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. (Quote by - Robert Chambers)

Books had instant replay long before televised sports. (Quote by - Bert Williams)

It has become harder and harder to find books on a monthly basis that I feel absolutely compelled to share, .. I will continue featuring books on the 'Oprah Winfrey Show' when I feel they merit my heartfelt recommendation. (Quote by - Oprah Winfrey)

One of my rigid goals is to keep each book under 300 pages because I think so much nonfiction is literally weighty that people don't get through these books, .. If people don't finish your book, then they don't know what you're talking about. (Quote by - Thomas Cahill)

Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

I usually order the books for our reading program at church, and I was intrigued when I saw the title of a book called Knitting into the Mystery . I ordered the book, and as soon as I read it I envisioned this new ministry. (Quote by - Shirley Letner)


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