Category: Books

Book Inscriptions

Inscriptions aren’t meant to state lofty goals. They’re a snapshot in time and place, and a record of the emotions felt by the writer towards the recipient. And even if we don’t know the individuals, with a little imagination, we can reconstruct the story behind the words and names on the page.

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Do You Reread Books?

In a Facebook post Penguin Books Australia asked, Do You Reread Books? I’ve kept all my favourite books with the thought of one day rereading them. And then I start a new book … and I don’t get back to my favourite’s pile. However, there are three books I have reread, at least once.

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My Favourite Libraries

The futuristically designed library in Tianjin, China, nicknamed The Eye, is lined from floor to cathedral high ceilings with bookshelves that follow the curves of the building and, most importantly for the avid reader, are stocked full of books. It set me thinking about my favourite libraries.

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