Take a gander at two dozen photos of this amazing place
Found at the Library of Congress Facebook page (April 24, 2021)
You might think there’s not enough room in your house for the number of books you own. What if you had over a thousand books? Or five thousand, say?
Way back in 2017, Literary Hub posted an article highlighting ten famous book collectors from the 20th Century who had enough money to spend on thousands of books.
Found at Virginia Woolf and her Waves of Thoughts Facebook page, via Garden of Bright Images’ Facebook page (April 16, 2021); painting by Edward Dufner
Found at Goodwill Librarian’s Facebook page (April 17, 2021)
Found at Goodwill Librarian’s Facebook page (April 20, 2021)
Adults still read aloud to children, but the practice of adults reading aloud to each other has become practically extinct.
UK Professor Kiera Vaclavik speculates on some reasons for this in an essay recently posted to The Conversation.
You can find dozens of other memorable things people have written about books, bookstores, libraries, reading, etc. here.
Found at The Bookcase Project’s Facebook page (March 30, 2021)