Happy World Book Day

World Book Day also known as World Book and Copyright Day, or International Day of the Book, is an annual event organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright. World Book Day was first celebrated on 23 April 1995, and continues to be recognized on that day.”

~ WIKIPEDIA

In celebration of the ‘written word’ let us feel this deeply stirring quote from Alberto Manguel’s  “At the Mad Hatter’s Table.”:

“Most of the time I simply enjoyed the luxurious sensation of being carried away by the words, and felt, in a very physical sense, that I was actually traveling somewhere wonderfully remote, to a place that I hardly dared glimpse on the secret last page of the book…”

 Illustration by Catrin Welz-Steiner, “The Reading.” 

Quote & image source:  Edmund Dulac https://www.facebook.com/Oct2282/

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