“I had hundreds of books under my skin already. Not selected reading, all of it. Some of it could be called trashy. I had been through the whole slew of dime novelists in addition to some really constructive reading. I do not regret the trash. It has harmed me in no way. It was a help, because acquiring the reading habit early is the important thing. Taste and natural development will take care of the rest later on.”
– Zora Neale Hurston
Because each piece is made by hand, production time is extended.