The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry;
The books that we would like to read we are ashamed to buy;
The books that people talk about we never can recall;
And the books that people give us, oh, they’re the worst of all.

Carolyn Wells (1869-1942) American author
“On Books”
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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