” How often have I met and disliked writers whose books I love, and conversely, hated the books and then wound up liking the writer? Too often. “


” I love rare books. Not that I own a lot of them, mind you. You couldn’t quite call me a rare-book collector. But I did once work in a rare-books library, and I wrote a novel about a rare book. “


” My specialty as a collector is books that almost have value. When I love a book, I don’t buy the first edition, because those have become incredibly expensive. But I might buy a beat-up copy of the second edition, third printing, which looks almost exactly the same as the first edition except that a couple of typos have been fixed. “


” More than fantasy or even science fiction, Ray Bradbury wrote horror, and like so many great horror writers he was himself utterly without fear, of anything. He wasn’t afraid of looking uncool – he wasn’t scared to openly love innocence, or to be optimistic, or to write sentimentally when he felt that way. “



All 4 Lev Grossman Quotes about Love in picture


How often have I met and disliked writers whose books I love, and conversely, hated the books and then wound up liking the writer? Too often.
I love rare books. Not that I own a lot of them, mind you. You couldn
My specialty as a collector is books that almost have value. When I love a book, I don
More than fantasy or even science fiction, Ray Bradbury wrote horror, and like so many great horror writers he was himself utterly without fear, of anything. He wasn

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