9 Sentences Every Book Lover Should Read
...because books are so, so, so "where one can find oneself."
"Reading is sometimes thought of as a form of escapism, and it's a common turn of phrase to speak of getting lost in a book. But a book can also be where one finds oneself; and when a reader is grasped and held by a book, reading does not feel like an escape from life so much as it feels like an urgent, crucial dimension of life itself."
― Rebecca Mead, author of My Life in Middlemarch