"One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time."
— Carl Sagan (via tatqiq)
"Sleep is good and books are better."
— George R.R. Martin (via fawun)
(Source: nathanielstuart, via bookporn)
"Two plays, Dan O’Brien’s “Body of an American” and Robert Schenkkan’s “All the Way,” are the inaugural winners of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, Columbia University and one of the late senator’s sisters, Jean Kennedy Smith, will announce on Friday. The two writers will each receive $50,000 and collaborate with Columbia librarians to create Web sites featuring scholarly articles and discussion relating to the content of the plays."
First Winners of Kennedy Playwriting Prize Announced - NYTimes.com
Let’s get a round of applause for Oregon’s double-win!
"Things you think you’re saying for the first time ever, have been said better before by Shakespeare, though they may need saying again."
— Ken Kesey (via theparisreview)