On Leaving Books Behind


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


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