Posts tagged books
Are bibliophiles more human?

…I was intrigued by the speech given by the president of the college, concerning, of course, books.

And how he believed they make us more human.

He spoke (at length :) about the shared experiences book lovers have: toting long-unopened and heavy crates of beloved treasures from home to home; the awkwardness of trying to prop up an unwieldy volume while reading in bed, often after the proper light has faded; the penchant for underlining, dog-earring, piling up precariously on the nightstand, purchasing multiple copies to share or replace when loans go astray ... all of those seemingly inconvenient, burdensome, (justifiably) expensive rectangles of paper and binding that we simply would not give up for all the Kindles in the world.

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summer reading list? what a great idea!

We're halfway through summer already and I can't believe I haven't written anything since, um, May?

Actually, I've written tons of stuff - about 3/4 of the way through. Juicy topics such as: "Which is More Important: Diet or Exercise?", and "Does Your Core Really Need Strengthening?", and "The 'Technological Fix vs. Holistic Medicine."

Fun, right? So, look forward to those once I flesh them out.

In the meantime, I'm stealing/borrowing this idea from someone else to share a summer reading list! That's easy enough, right? (And, please, share yours with me, too!)

Maybe your summer reading time is over already, in which case, you can save one books or two for the next snow day.

But - as of this day in July, this is what's on my night stand:

 

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