• medium:
  • Speech

“Those of you who’ve seen my book—whatever you may think of its contents—will probably agree that it is a beautiful object. And if the physical book, as we’ve come to call it, is to resist the challenge of the e-book, it has to look like something worth buying and worth keeping.”

acceptance speech for the Man Booker Prize, quoted by BBC News, “Man Booker Prize Won by Julian Barnes on Fourth Attempt,” by Tim Masters, October 19, 2011.
Quality Quote Collecting