Posts Tagged: bookshelves

Anatole Broyard

“The contents of someone’s bookcase are part of his history, like an ancestral portrait.”   – Anatole Broyard (This makes me glad that I am a compulsive book buyer – imagine if you didn’t have a bookcase in your house,

Anatole Broyard

“The contents of someone’s bookcase are part of his history, like an ancestral portrait.”   – Anatole Broyard (This makes me glad that I am a compulsive book buyer – imagine if you didn’t have a bookcase in your house,

On rearranging shelves

It was Thursday night shopping tonight, and I spent the evening rearranging our bookshop’s ‘children’s classics’ section. In fact, I did a bit of renovating, and added in some extra shelves, as the books were rather crammed. I put the

On rearranging shelves

It was Thursday night shopping tonight, and I spent the evening rearranging our bookshop’s ‘children’s classics’ section. In fact, I did a bit of renovating, and added in some extra shelves, as the books were rather crammed. I put the

Anna Quindlen on the importance of bookshelves

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.  ~Anna Quindlen, “Enough Bookshelves,” New York Times, 7 August 1991 (I moved out of home into

Anna Quindlen on the importance of bookshelves

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.  ~Anna Quindlen, “Enough Bookshelves,” New York Times, 7 August 1991 (I moved out of home into