5 Great Quotations about Books

“Books have to be heavy because the whole world’s inside them.” – Cornelia Funke

“I love the smell of book ink in the morning.” – Umberto Eco

“Nothing is more human than a book.” – Marilynne Robinson

“A life without books is a thirsty life, and one without poetry is…like a life without pictures.” – Stephen King

“A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” – Neil Gaiman


My name is Rob Bignell. I’m an affordable, professional editor who runs Inventing Reality Editing Service, which meets the manuscript needs of writers both new and published. I also offer a variety of self-publishing services. During the past decade, I’ve helped more than 300 novelists and nonfiction authors obtain their publishing dreams at reasonable prices. I’m also the author of the 7 Minutes a Day… writing guidebooks, four nonfiction hiking guidebook series, and the literary novel Windmill. Several of my short stories in the literary and science fiction genres also have been published.