In Memory of Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
†5 October 2011
Lost faith, went to law school, then to Japan, became a Buddhist, blah, blah, blah. Read more?
Why the Love of Books?
Only in books has mankind known perfect truth, love and beauty.
George Bernard Shaw
A little library, growing larger every year, is an honourable part of a man's history. It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries of life.
Henry Ward Beecher
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The Adventures of Tintin
The Black Island
Tony Blair - A Journey.
Bret Easton Ellis - American Psycho.
Vintage Books, NY (1991)
Ernest Hemingway - Hemingway Short Stories.
The Folio Society, London (1986)
Monthly Archives: August 2011
This beautiful, victorian-inspired library designed by Viktor Fretyan wond second place in the Evermotion competition in 2010.
This is an entry for a rendering contest organized by Evermotion in 2010!
his month the Oxford University Press (OUP) is celebrating! It’s the centenary of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary (1911 – 2011). The dictionary, edited by Henry Fowler (The King’s English (1906), was revolutionary at the time for describing English as it … Continue reading
esterday, I wrote about the Folio Society announcing their new publishing year 2011-2012 with an array of 26 amazing new books. As part of this years renewal, the following renewal offer or free gift, i.e., FS’s way of saying: “Our thank you … Continue reading
he Folio Society has just updated their website for the new Prospectus 2011-2012. They are going to publish 26 new amazing titles in a slight different publishing schedule: August 2011, November 2011, December 2011, and January 2012. This bold change from the … Continue reading