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For some people it’s castles with their noble history and crumbling towers, for others it’s abandoned factories or lost cities. But for those who enjoy reading, a huge beautiful library is a place of endless pleasure. Meet 20 of the biggest and most beautiful libraries around the globe, as presented by . You can find this and more fascinating pictures on Candida Hofer's book. Abbey Library St.
1. "I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, 'If this isn't nice, I don't know what is.'" The actual advice here is technically a quote from Kurt Vonnegut 's "good uncle" Alex, but Vonnegut was nice enough to pass it on at speeches and in A Man Without A Country . Though he was sometimes derided as too gloomy and cynical, Vonnegut's most resonant messages have always been hopeful in the face of almost-certain doom.
posted by Mark on August 28th, 2009 Do you love to read but hate to walk or drive or rise from a prone position on your hammock? Well, if you have Internet access, you don’t have to! (Granted, if you only have a desktop computer, you’ll probably have to sit up.)
Jessa Crispin slutlessons How to Screen Dates With Books For bookworms, I'm not sure there's a bigger turnoff than a person who doesn't read. Readers tend to want to date other readers.