Bookish Quotation du Jour

“You can tell a lot about someone from their bookmarks. For the reader, they perform a vital role. They are guardians standing in the way of threads being lost, plot points missed. They are a fixed point, a sliver of paper lingering in the gulf between what went before and what is yet to come, like some Dickensian ghost. It is not a job to be given lightly, so we choose our bookmarks wisely.”

– Edd McCracken, The Secret Life of Bookmarks

Found at BookRiot via Reading-as-Breathing;
bookmarks by Enthusiastic Artist

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