Ashley Holstrom writes:
‘Epigraphs are a lovely part of books—usually a fancy line from a very old work that the author feels in their soul. This year was (another) hard one, and the epigraphs of 2018 are a comfort.
I once had a teacher who said epigraphs were snooty, and something only authors who think they’re as good as the greats do. But I disagree. They’re a great way to lead you to more books! And this year’s selections made my TBR list even longer.
Last year I collected the best epigraphs of the year, and it’s my new favorite end-of-year tradition. So let’s get to it! …’
Source: Book Riot