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The Set Text by Tom Gauld

The Set Text by Tom Gauld

My Library by Tom Gauld

My Library by Tom Gauld

Cartoon for The Guardian Review

Girl Reading by Charles Edward Perugini (1878)

Girl Reading by Charles Edward Perugini (1878)

Girl Reading by Charles Edward Perugini (1878)

Public Library of Cincinnati, Ohio, circa 1874

Public Library of Cincinnati, Ohio, circa 1874

Retronaut.com has some great photos of the interior of the Public Library of Cincinnati, circa 1874, including the one above.

I’m not sure I could take the heights in those upstairs stacks though, especially with such short railings on each landing. Yikes!

The Passive Aggressive Raven

The Passive Aggressive Raven

The Passive Aggressive Raven, by cartoonist Jim Benson.

Article: The Books We’ve Lost

Browsing on Charing Cross Road, London Browsing on Charing Cross Road, London

Charles Simic looks at “The Books We’ve Lost” in a piece about the closing of used bookstores.

(From The New York Review of Books, August 13, 2013)