"Anyone who thinks they'll get everything they need from one book has problems that can't be solved by a book." — Nicholas Bazin.
Aficionados a lo que la vida nos ofrece
Compartimos opiniones, ideas, perspectivas e inspiración.
"For one, a physical book is safe from the Orwellian deletions of Amazon, and the electronic surveillance of the NSA. A physical book, in being unconnected to the internet, can be as a closed-off monastery from the distraction and dwindling attention span engendered by push notifications and smart phone apps. The book as object allows for a true degree of interiority, of genuine privacy that cannot be ensured on any electronic device. To penetrate the sovereignty of the Kingdom of the Book requires the lo-fi method of looking over a reader's shoulder. A physical book is inviolate in the face of power outage, and it cannot short-circuit. There is no rainbow pinwheel of death when you open a book."
— Ed Simon; "Binding the Ghost: On the Physicality of Literature", themillions dot com, 11 de enero de 2019.
"Don't ever apologize to an author for buying something on paperback, or taking it out from a library (that's what they're for. Use your library). Don't apologize to this author for buying books second hand, ir getting them from bookcrossing or borrowing a friend's copy. What's important to me is that people read the books and enjoy them, and that, at some point in there, the book was bought by someone. And that people who like things, tell other people. The most important thing is that people read..."
— Neil Gaiman.
"Stories will save your life. The right story at the right time will hold you together like nothing else in this world. Read. Encourage others to read. It’s the fastest route to compassion." — Adrian F. Wassel.
"Looking back, I started out feeling reading was an escape, then a chore, then a habit, then a luxury. Only now I've realized what a necessity it is, and how easily it's taken for granted." — Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
The moment refrigerates into tableau
Recordando a la obra Morrisoniana e inédita de “THE IF”.
Grant Morrison: Open Mic
Una carta abierta donde el célebre autor escocés Grant Morrison comparte con sus lectores sus experiencias, gustos, ideas y visión sobre los comics.
"Donate a book to someone else. It’s their problem now." — “Minovsky” (vía Twitter).
The Dark Knight Trilogy
The Complete Screenplays.
"In a house the windows show you the view outside. The bookshelf shows you the view within." — Guillermo del Toro.
"Ever realized how fucking surreal reading a book actually is? You stare at marked slices of tree for hours on end, hallucinating vividly." — Katie Oldham.
Boomerang: The Biggest Bust
Siendo una crónica de los orígenes del colapso financiero del 2008, Boomerang es una lectura digerible, atrayente, divertida y amena llena de anécdotas irrisorias, inverosímiles, impactantes y vergonzosas sobre la condición humana en el complicado mundo de las finanzas.