But I have a New Year's resolution of sorts. I'm usually opposed to such things, but this is a long-standing ambition of mine and I think I'm going to take a serious crack at it this year. I'm going to try to read 200 books in 2013. I've never gotten through more than about 175 … Continue reading I don’t normally do this.
Day: December 10, 2012
An elegiac article from Theodore Dalrymple in the Telegraph about the slow demise of the second-hand bookstore. It is a thing to be regretted, but he is wise enough to know that fulminations and grandiose plans to arrest their imminent doom are useless and foolish. Here is the best paragraph.Customers of second-hand booksellers, such as … Continue reading Bookstores, Second-hand