memorial for a brilliant woman

Monday, July 30, 2007

Just read an article sited on Silliman's blog about culling your books.

I have the WORST time getting rid of books, and I try to always at least GIVE them away-

The author, Scott McLemee has this to say at the end (one of my favorite quotes):

This might be the right time to adopt the outlook of Mae West. A friend asked her what she wanted for her birthday. “Just don’t get me a book,” she replied. “I’ve already got a book.”

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