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Inspirational Reading Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

  First Posted: 12/05/11 11:54 AM ET   Updated: 12/05/11 11:54 AM ET

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For some, they're an escape to another, more magical world. For others, they're a chronicling of human history. No matter why you love books, it's easy to become distracted from your ink-and-paper friends when there are so many enticing alternatives (See: America's Next Top Model, Fruit Ninja, college football).

If you've gotten lax with your reading regimen, here are ten quotes from famous authors to remind you why books are awesome:

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Joyce Carol Oates
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"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul."
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