I’ve been reading Quiet by Susan Cain, and her three steps (p. 218) to figuring out what one should do in life resonated with me: What you loved to do as a child; The work you gravitate to; and What you envy.
Oh for some quiet space in a library! Bring back shushing librarians [arc’d] by Laura Miller in Salon, 2013-01-31.
So here I am, back in the office, and bored again. I have spent the morning trawling the Arts Full Text database; from the ‘Notebooks’ category, to ‘Reading and Books’, and thence to things about binding, I’ve been remembering that thrill of quiet, sparse, precise, personal times in libraries, with books and a notebook. Nicholson […]