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12 Pictures That Prove Dancers And Books Are Perfect Together

Reading is always "en pointe."

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Jordan Matter / Via dancersamongus.com

“I often hear people say that they read to escape reality, but I believe that what they’re really doing is reading to find reason for hope, to find strength.” (Terry Goodkind)

Professional dancer Casia Vengoechea of Nederlands Dans Theater leaps in Shakespeare & Co bookstore.

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“...poetry balances itself on the pinprick of the moment. Slowing down, stopping yourself completely, to read and understand a poem is like trying to acquire an old-fashioned skill...." (Ian McEwan), Saturday

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Leslie Jones/Boston Public Library / Via search.digitalcommonwealth.org

“Reading is awesome and flexible and fits around chores and earning money and building the future and whatever else I’m doing that day.” (Jo Walton)

Los Angeles dancer Gertrude Fisher reads Marquee Ballyhoo by her husband M.S. Meritt.

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Via antikvarne-knjige.tumblr.com

“And there are plays – and books and songs and poems and dances – that are perhaps upsetting or intricate or unusual, that leave you unsure, but which you think about perhaps the next day, and perhaps for a week, and perhaps for the rest of your life." (David Mamet, Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama)

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