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Bibliophilia

I love Books !!! I admire Librarians !!! Libraries are Cathedrals !!! Did i mention that i love to read ?

Harry Potter quotes

London, 2009 // Photo by Antony Cotton

It's so interesting that she used her experience with depression to come up with Dementors.

Feminism

Vivian Gordon Harsh. May 27, 1890 - Aug 17, 1960. First African-American librarian to work at the Chicago Public Library. (Photo taken in 1924)

There is a cure for ignorance...

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (14 11.1907 – 28.1.2002) was a Swedish author and screenwriter. As of December 2012, she is the world's 20th most translated author and has sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide. Lindgren has also challenged conservative codes of children’s literature in later works. Her constant concern with animal welfare was active in passing a new law in 1988 controlling factory farming, which put Sweden among the most developed countries on this issue.

Astrid Lindgren (1907 – 2002) was a Swedish author and screenwriter. She is the world's 18th most translated author and has sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide. She was the creator of Pippi Longstocking. [Wikipedia]

E Nesbit was one of the first children's writers to combine magic with realism. She influenced C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime. A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.

Beatrix Potter (born Helen Beatrix Potter; 28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

Phillis Wheatley (1753?--1784) became the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book and only the second woman-of any race or background- to do so in America. Written in Boston while she was just a teenager, and when she was still a slave..

Awesome. A "Hard Science" sci-fi book. Quantum Physics and String Theory = yum. Love pretty much most of Greg Bear's books

Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey (August/September 2012 Sci-Fi Book Club Read)

J.K. Rowling

I'm not a writer but it could be useful

Civic Center and Library . Japan

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000). Poet, granddaughter of a runaway slave, named Poet Laureate of Illinois in 1968 and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.