The Literature Matters Hub

What difference does literature make to the world and to people’s lives? This Hub offers a searchable library of quotations, comments, arguments, evidence and ideas about the value of great writing. You are welcome to send us your own submissions. We hope the Hub will grow as an enjoyable, fascinating and helpful resource. If the Hub helps you in making the case for literature, please let us know.

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The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village. (From Matilda) Roald Dahl
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