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To Quote: Quirks and Perks

Quote: During the student revolts that shook the world in the late 1960s, one of the slogans shouted at the lecturers at the University of Heidelberg was Here wird nicht zitiert!, “No quoting here!” The students were demanding original thought; they were forgetting that to quote is to continue a conversation from the past in order to give context to the present.

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The Library at Night

Author: Alberto Manguel
Title: The Library at Night
Publisher: Yale University Press
Year of publication: 2006
Place of publication: Canada
Place of purchase: Jaipur
Purchase cost: 163 weitere Wörter


Snippet: Formentor prize to Alberto Manguel

The Argentine-Canadian author Alberto Manguel (Buenos Aires, 1948) is the winner of the 2017 Premio Formentor de las Letras in recognition of his work in total as „one of the most lucid inquiries in the organic history of world literature,“ according to the jury. 501 weitere Wörter


A Fun Interview with Mercedes Fox

Hello out there.

One of the many enjoyable things about writing is getting to know new people. Here is an April interview with fellow writer and blogger, Mercedes Fox: 1.281 weitere Wörter


Book Review: A History Of Reading by Alberto Manguel

TheBreakaway | BreakawayConciousness
Zy Marquiez
April 17, 2017

„Real books disgust the totalitarian mind because they generate uncontrollable mental growth – and it cannot be monitored.“ 986 weitere Wörter


The Ideal Reader: Quirks and Perks

The ideal reader wishes both to get to the end of the book and to know that the book will never end.
Alberto Manguel, 

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