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Growing up without a TV, plus anti-social preferences, and only younger siblings. No other choice. Cannoli Send a noteboard - 17/11/2011 06:35:06 AM
Just a thought on my mind, as I've been in a reflective mood these past few days.

For me, it was my maternal grandmother. She got me to love fiction of all sorts, including science fiction and fantasy. I've been thinking of her a lot the past three days after her death Saturday and her getting me to want to read (well, she and my mother did) has shaped me as a reader and as a person greatly. Just curious to read who else has been an influence on you as readers.


As reading is such a private and personal thing, I find it hard to think of other people being a motivating or influencing factor in something like this. It's like asking who got you into religion or politics.
Cannoli
“Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.” GK Chesteron
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