Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
You know the feeling — you read a phrase in a favorite book, and its as if it has been inked permanently on your mind. Of course, some people choose to literally ink odes to their favorite books on their bodies, whether inspired by children’s books or by some of the incredible turns of phrase below, which we’ve chosen for their resonance as well as their beauty. And as you probably know, the web overfloweth with literary tattoos, particularly literary quote tattoos — and certain books tend to spark more tattoos than others – so we’ve simply chosen our favorites here. If we’ve missed yours, add it to our collection in the comments.