Archive for February, 2008

Bookish holiday


I took it [Gravity’s Rainbow ] on holiday to Greece with me in 1987. For three days I manfully ploughed on until I realised that it was actually ruining my vacation. I’d only got to page 127, and in the meantime my friend had not only polished off Kennedy for the Defence but was steaming […]

Chris Engman, The Library, 2005: “I purchased these books at a discounted rate from a used bookstore, where many of them had sat on shelves for more than a decade, unwanted.” via wood s lot

“…And the prize for the image that best sums up the state of this blog goes to…” Lori Nix, “Library”, from The City Lori Nix Photography, via neko at ffffound!, who spotted it here.