Bookish Quote of the Day:
"The multitude of books is making us ignorant."
Today in Literary History...
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Literary Pic of the Day:
The British Museum Reading Room, situated in the center of the Great Court of the British Museum, used to be the main reading room of the British Library. In 1997, this function moved to the new British Library building at St Pancras, London, but the Reading Room remains in its original form.
New Book On My Radar:
The Pattern in the Carpet by Margaret Drabble
Published Sep. 2009
Summary in a Sentence:
Margaret Drabble, an English novelist, describes spending time as a child with her aunt in Long Bennington and her life-long fondness for jigsaw puzzles, along with her thoughts on the importance of childhood play, art, writing, aging, and memory.