A good book is always on tap; it may be decanted and drunk a hundred times, and it is still there for further imbibement.
The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness.
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George Holbrook Jackson was born in Liverpool, England. He was a British journalist, writer and publisher. Around 1900 he was in the lace trade in Leeds, where he met A. R. Orage; together they founded the Leeds Arts Club. In 1907, Jackson and Orage bought The New Age, a struggling Christian Socialist weekly magazine, with finance from Lewis Wallace and George Bernard Shaw. From 1911 Jackson had an editorial position on T. P. O'Connor's T.P.'s Weekly, a newspaper with a strong literary emphasis. He took over as editor from Wilfred Whitten in 1914. Later he bought the publication, and converted it into his own literary magazine, To-Day, which was published 1917 to 1923, when it merged with Life and Letters. He wrote several books include: Bernard Shaw, Platitudes in the making, All Manner of Folk, The Eighteen Nineties, The anatomy of bibliomania, The fear of books, Bookman's Pleasure, and The reading of books.
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