Well, I have reached 1,000 books on my all-time list. A thousand volumes without any repetitions. The milestone book? Dragon and Herdsman, by Timothy Zahn. Which is not perhaps so impressive as something like War and Peace or The Brothers Karamazov would have been, neh? On the other hand, however, this really probably isn't the … Continue reading 1k

Books to Read

On the topic of crucial books that everyone ought to read, The Count of Monte Cristo contains an interesting passage. In Chapter 16, when Dantes is in prison and speaking with Abbe Faria, his fellow prisoner, Faria makes the following statement."I had nearly five thousand volumes in my library at Rome; but after reading them … Continue reading Books to Read