So Many Books, So Little Time

March 22, 2017

Books and hourglass

If you haven’t already realized that during your lifetime you will manage to read only an infinitesimal portion of the books available to read, you might – if you want to get really depressed – take a look at these calculations 0ver at Literary Hub.

Found via Literary Hub’s Facebook page

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Bookish Words and What They Mean

March 18, 2017

Love_is_in_the_books_by_mms92

At his blog Book Shelf, Alexander Atkins earlier this month posted a short list – and definitions – of words related to books – in particular, related to the love of books.

Who knew there is a word designating a person who likes to read in bed?

Check out Alexander’s list here.

Found via a comment of Alexander’s at Stephanie Hollmichel’s blog So Many Books


Bookish Sentiment du Jour

March 9, 2017

tea and books poster

Found via Bookish Buzz‘s Facebook page


Great Bookshelf Ornament!

February 19, 2017

miniature-library-in-a-bookshelf

Gail Sisolak, who writes the delightful (if rather cat-photo-heavy) blog Wrote Trips, posted this photo on her     Facebook page; I don’t know where she found it.

But isn’t it wonderful?

 


Unusual Bookcases

February 11, 2017

bizarre-bookcase

Apartment Therapy searched its archives and found these photos of ten bizarre-looking bookcases.

Some of these bookshelves are as expensive as they are unusual. The bookcase pictured above cost $860. Think how many books that much money would buy!

Found at Apartment Therapy’s Facebook page


Bookish Quotation du Jour

February 7, 2017

mark-twain-quotation

Found at BuzzFeed’s Facebook page


Two Dozen Ideas for Home Bookshelves

February 5, 2017

desk-cum-bookshelf

Some of these 24 ideas posted by BuzzFeed for shelving books at home have been posted before, some are downright dreadful-looking, and all of them look fairly pricey. But – hey – there’s no harm in looking, right? Maybe you could adapt one or more of these ideas in a more affordable form?

Found on BuzzFeed’s Facebook page