30 Amazing Libraries and Bookshelves

1. The McAllen Public Library Source: mcallen.smugmug.com 2. The Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice: Source: pixmule.com 3. This cozy reading nook: Source: dosedeilusao.wordpress.com 4. This person's amazing home library: Source: enochliew 5. Shakespeare and Company in Paris: Source: urbanfragment.wordpress.com 6. House on the Rock in Wisconsin: Source: thefabweb.com 7. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale: Source: nedhardy.com 8. The reading room at the New York Public Library: Source: imgur.com … Continue reading 30 Amazing Libraries and Bookshelves

Zadie Smith – Middle-of-the-Novel Magical Thinking

This video was filmed at the New York Public Library. Author Zadie Smith begins with this quote: 'In the middle of a novel, a kind of magical thinking takes over. To clarify, the middle of the novel may not happen in the actual geographical centre of the novel. By middle of the novel I mean … Continue reading Zadie Smith – Middle-of-the-Novel Magical Thinking