The Duty of Owning Books

 

Library is a LuxuryThree books written by Alberto Manguel are included in my personal library, The Library at Night, A History of Reading, and A Reader on Reading.  I refer to these texts on a regular basis, pulling them out to read at night during which I realize that being a librarian is who I am, not only what I do professionally.  Books are a passion for me, a place of refuge, leaning, laughter, and awe.  They seduce me by their titles, the feel of them in my hands, and the promise of hours of pleasure or challenge.

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