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“Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.” - Augustine Birrell

July 7, 2018 in Books | Permalink

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"It's pretty to think so," to borrow Hemmingway, but I'm a geezer and will most likely need to move in a few years, to cheaper quarters or worse... I was looking at my books and realized that of the fiction, at least, I would not be inclined to re-read most of the volumes. Why keep them, in that case? There's a time and a place for all, including divestment.

Posted by: Robert M Roman at Jul 9, 2018 7:03:24 PM

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