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The Horrible Unreasoning Fear That THIS Would Happen

February 10, 2012 by


I have reached the rather odd point in my life where I now buy books rather than borrowing from somewhere to read first. I’m not sure why this is odd. Perhaps it’s not. Perhaps everyone does that. But I used to live with a book courier (a.k.a librarian-mother-who-would-bring-me-books) and spend a rather obscene amount of […]

Do Not Anthropomorphise the Books

September 21, 2011 by


Paul S: …and he really liked it. Me: Well, yeah, they’re like hilarious crack cocaine. So you told him you were a dealer, right? That maybe you could work something out? Paul S: I’ve got a couple in my bag. Me: Just to get him started. Paul S: Exactly. I have a problem with books. […]