Interlibrary loans are a wonder of the world and a glory of civilization.
You can’t do magic with books unless they’re very special copies.
Magic isn’t inherently evil. But it does seem to be terribly bad for people.
In the end, I sold my soul.” he had said, and Abby had replied “That wasn’t the end.
If you love books enough, books will love you back.
If I were omnipotent and omnibenevolent I wouldn’t be so damn ineffable.
magic can make things happen before you do it. It can make things have happened.
In reality, while we aim for excellence, we’re always living on somebody’s dunghill.