The Double by José Saramago
A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzche
A Way Through Through The Woods by Bill Bryson
I read like the flame reads the wood.
Brodeck’s Report by Philippe Claudel
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Robert Brownjohn: Sex and Typography by Emily King
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself
a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
W. Somerset Maugham
The Revenge Of The Lawn by Richard Brautigan
Three Men In A Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
The Journal Of Dora Damage by Belinda Starling
A room without books is like a life without meaning.
Dance, Dance, Dance by Haruki Murakami
My Man Jeeves and Carry On, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
W. H. Auden
The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz
by Denis Avey with Rob Broomby
Books didn’t make me wallow in darkness,
darkness made me wallow in books.
The Unbearable Lightness of being
by Milan Kundera
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.
Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
(books 2 & 3)
I find television very educating.
Every time somebody turns on the set,
I go into the other room and read a book.
If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller by Italo Calvino
1Q84 (Book 1) by Haruki Murakami
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.