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1. "The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book -- it makes a very poor doorstop."
Author: Alfred Hitchcock
2. "Jewel moved 432,000 hardcover copies of A Night Without Armor, thereby making her the best-selling American poet of the past fifty years."
Author: Chuck Klosterman
3. "I've come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version."
Author: Don DeLillo
4. "And then he did move, because my hardcover copy of Breaking Dawn whacked him full in the face, with all my vampiric strength propelling it."
Author: Helen Keeble
5. "I am an author, and like many in my profession, I am also a traveling salesman, going all over in an attempt to persuade people to spend twenty-five dollars on a hardcover book by me."
Author: Ian Frazier
6. "Books on erections should only come in hardcover. And books on love should be printed on recycled paper."
Author: Jarod Kintz
7. "Having your book edited is like watching your cat being operated on. It's uncomfortable and someone is probably going to get hurt. Most likely the cat. But in the end, things work out for the best and your cat is better it. And then your cat gets released in hardcover, and you have to read all of his reviews."
Author: Jenny Lawson
8. "My mother, who would always buy her books new, hated it the vintage hardcovers with their cracked spines and threadbare cloth covers. True you couldn't go in there and buy the latest best seller, but when you held one of those volumes in your hands, you were leafing through another person'a life. Someone else had once loved that story, too. Someone else had carried that book in a backpack, devoured it over breakfast, mopped up that coffee stain at a Paris café, cried herself to sleep after that last chapter. The scent was distinctive: a slight damp mildew, a punch of dust. To me, it was the smell of history."
Author: Jodi Picoult
9. "You break out of the box by stepping into shackles.From Imagine: How Creativity Works pg 23 (hardcover)"
Author: Jonah Lehrer
10. "My hardcover sales are 17% down in books but up 400% in electronics."
Author: Lisa See
11. "My chest ached, my body speaking a language my head didn't quite understand.I waited.But Grace, the only person in the world I wanted to know me, just ran a wanting finger over the cover of one of the new hardcovers and walked out of the store without ever realising I was there, right within reach."
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
12. "They used Akbar's principles to formulate a version of Islam that could peacefully co-exist with other religions (or so they claimed). An Emperor's Bequest to Islam, their joint 1,300-page doorstopper, spent twenty weeks on the New York Times bestseller list in hardcover alone. The fact that they remained practicing Muslims (albeit the liberal, wine-guzzling kind) put their message in high international demand."
Author: Manil Suri
13. "Their argument, and I think it's a correct one, is that they'll make more money from the trades and the hardcovers if nobody messes with the creative team."
Author: Mark Millar
14. "Byron clapped Walter on the back. 'Good work,' he said.Walter shook his head. 'You're the one who clocked her with the Stephen King hardcover. That took some of the wind out of her.''Thank heavens he's a wordy man,' said Byron."
Author: Michael Thomas Ford
15. "He ran his finger down the hardcover keyboard of book spines. Individual memories of each, particularly his first experience with every title, burned through him"
Author: Mike Robinson
16. "It's time for bed. And here's what I'm going to do. I'm going to get in bed, and I don't have anyone to sleep with now, so what I do is I sleep with my books. And I know that's kind of weird and solitary and pathetic. But if you think about it, it's very cozy. Over a period of four, five, six, seven, nine, twenty nights of sleeping, you've taken all these books to bed with you, and you fall asleep, and the books are there.***Some of the books are thick, and some are thin, some of the books are in hardcover and some in paperback. Sometimes they get rolled up with the pillows and the blankets. And I never make the bed. So it's like a stew of books. The bed is the liquid medium. It's a Campbell's Chunky Soup of books. The bed you eat with a fork."
Author: Nicholson Baker
17. "1. Why is it foolish to launch a new business with millions of dollars in TV ads?2. Are the market leaders in every industry more vulnerable to sudden successes by the competition than ever before?3. Should book publishers issue the paperback edition of a book before the hardcover?4. What's the single most important asset a company can create—and what is the simple thing that can kill it?5. Every ad needs to do one of two things to succeed...yet most ads do neither. What's the right strategy?6. Does the Net create a dynamic that fundamentally changes the way everything is marketed?7. How can every business...big and small...use ideavirus marketing to succeed?"
Author: Seth Godin
18. "It was spring, not winter or autumn, Paul thought with some lingering confusion. He listened to the layered murmur of wind against leaves, familiarly and gently disorienting as a terrestrial sound track, reminding people of their own lives, then opened his MacBook—sideways, like a hardcover book—and looked at the internet, lying on his side, with his right ear pressed into his pillow, as if, unable to return to sleep, at least in position to hear what, in his absence, might be happening there."
Author: Tao Lin
19. "You have a rabid fan following that would buy your phone bill in hardcover and still manage to wank off to it."
Author: Tiffany Reisz

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Right." He slowly stood up. "This is new territory for you. Stupid sequestering, the Keepers better not have turned you into a nun or something."I snatched a book off my nightstand and threw it at him. "Get out of my room!"He caught the book in midair and laid it on the bed. "Easy, Lily. That was a bad joke. I didn't mean any offense."I shook with humiliation. "You don't know what it's been like.""I know, and I'm sorry." He came to my side and cupped my face. "I'm sure it hasn't been fun. You deserve better."I nodded. He lowered his head, softly brushing his lips over mine. "I'll show you how much fun it can be. You need to trust me."
Author: Andrea Cremer

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