Helene Hanff Quotes

Helene Hanff Quotes

I love inscriptions on flyleaves and notes in margins, I like the comradely sense of turning pages someone else turned, and reading passages someone long gone has called my attention to.

Standing there, staring at the long shelves crammed with books, I felt myself relax and was suddenly at peace.

It looks too new and pristine ever to have been read by anyone else, but it has been: it keeps falling open at the most delightful places as the ghost of its former owner points me to things I've never read before.

Soy una apasionada de los libros escritos por testigos oculares.

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