All the wisdom of the ages,all the stories that delighted mankind for
centries, are easily and cheaply available to all of us within the covers of
books but we must know how to avail ourselves of this treasure and how get the
most value from it.The unfortunate people in the world are those who have never
discovered how satisfying it is to read good books.
I am most interested in people, in meeting them and finding out about
of the remarkable people I'v met exited only in writer's imagination, then on
the pages of his book, and then again, in my imagination.I have found in books
new friend, new society and new words.
If I am interested in people, others are interested not so much in who
as in how. Who in the books inculdes everybody from science-fiction
superman two hunreds years in the future all the way back to the first figure
in history. How covers everything from the ingenious explanations of Sherlock
Holmes to the discoveries of science and the ways of teaching manners to