In the last couple of months, I hadn’t read anything I particularly wanted to talk about. What I read wasn’t bad, but the books didn’t make me want to text people to say, ‘I have a great book for you’ or to write about in this blog. Read more
(Still pretty much under the influence of A History of Reading)
There’s a sort of ritual to the way I go book shopping when I go to Fact & Fiction. Read more
*Does this work for you, Sudeshna?
“In the tenth century… the Grand Vizier of Persia, Abdul Kassem Ismael, in order not to part with his collection of 117,000 volumes when travelling, had them carried by a caravan of four hundred camels trained to walk in alphabetical order.”
– A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel. Read more