Monthly Archives: April 2019

A Plea for Eros by Siri Hustvedt

“I have always loved libraries – the quiet, the smell, the expectation of imminent discovery. In the next book I will find it – some unspeakable pleasure or startling revelation or extraordinary nuance I had never felt or thought of … Continue reading

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Book nostalgia

Sigh. I don’t know if it’s the time of year, or my frame of mind, but I’m currently wracked with book nostalgia. Book nostalgia, in case you’ve never experienced it, is a sentimental longing for books previously read. Those books … Continue reading

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