“There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.” –Marcel Proust
“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.” –George Bernard Shaw
“I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.” –William Lyon Phelps
“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.” –Abraham Lincoln
“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” –Oscar Wilde
“The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.” –W. Somerset Maugham
We go to great lengths to interest you in reading, to inspire you to read again and to encourage you to read more. That even means contacting much-loved writers! Isabel Allende, in between a busy schedule, generously took the time to answer a few questions for us.