Your heeding these caveats might result in a happier recipient of your generous impulse to buy a book to someone on your holiday shopping list.
Found at Book Riot via a Facebook posting by The Goodwill Librarian
Antioch College president Mark Roosevelt muses on the psychological and logistical difficulties of purging his large personal library as he de-camps for a new academic post, moving from Ohio to New Mexico.
Fellow bibliophiles who have coped with moving their own, more modestly-sized, home libraries merely from one side of their town to another will certainly recognize the poignance of Roosevelt’s predicament.
Contributed by Atlanta-based bibliophile Katharine Suttell
Posted to Facebook by Michael Wilson, via World Literature Today
The article featuring these ten stores calls them “beautiful,” but that’s certainly debatable. Not debatable is the fact that these unusual-in-on-way-or-another bookstores are worth a visit if you happen to be in the area where they’re located. Some of these are The Usual Suspects, but a few of them are new to me.
Found via a Facebook post by The Goodwill Librarian via TheCultureTrip.com
Illustrated instructions for creating this bookish clock are posted at the For Book Addicts blog.
You’d need a fairly big wall to display this at home, but the idea also seems rather perfect for installing in a branch library.
And it seems like the idea would work just fine if, instead of mounting actual books on the wall, you used just the book jackets.