Category Archives: book lust

The only bad thing about being a bookworm…

I’m packing up my books this month to move into a new apartment.  There’s nothing worse than moving when you own as many books as I do. It’s a blessing and a curse to have such a LARGE personal library. … Continue reading

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I thought my apartment was bad…

Via Topinambours, I came across this delightful CBS Sunday Morning segment on bilbiophiles (and bibliomaniacs) in Paris.  First of all, I want that first edition of The Great Gatsby.  I still remember Fitzgerald’s description of the light dancing across Daisy’s … Continue reading

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Give me more time!

Sometimes I feel like our workdays make us a bit like Henry Bemis in my favorite episode of The Twilight Zone, “Time Enough At Last”. You know the one I’m talking about; where time is always against him. He’s a … Continue reading

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Creating your own anthology of favorites

I’m currently reading Ali Smith’s The Book Lover. It’s an anthology of Ali’s favorite excerpts, short stories, comic strips and poems chosen from the books on her own bookshelves. There’s a nice balance of well known and lesser known writers … Continue reading

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There’s no such thing as too many books. Even when you have no room for them.

Photo of Shakespeare & Company via Flickr I’ve had over a thousand books in storage for 2 1/2 years now. I miss them like any friend I haven’t seen or talked to in a long time. Since I put the … Continue reading

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