Posts Tagged ‘Ernest Hemingway’

This Week’s Reading, 01.7.12

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Alan Moore and his new short films, the importance of The Reader Organisation, an interview with Kurt Vonnegut and more.

Detail from Richard Dadd's 'Fairy-Feller's Master-Stroke'

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This Week’s Reading, 1.4.12

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

This week’s motley links round-up:

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The Libraries of Freedom

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Today a colleague of mine told me about the book she’s reading. More surprising than the book itself was the fact that it was a library book. I honestly hadn’t seen one in years.

The library was a place I used to frequent at university, college or school. I used to spend hours trawling through the library catalogue looking for obscure and interesting reads. Or going through CDs and video tapes. It was very relaxing and eye-opening. Almost like freedom and seems a long, long time ago but the plastic cover of this book and the date stamped on the first page brought back something akin to emotion. The good old days. That old scam. (more…) more»