The Return of eLf ideas

ideas of an eLven being in Canada

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

After about an hour of skimming through the shelves, I stumbled upon this used gem among the shelves on the bookstore's second floor, A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel (1996, Viking Penguin), originally priced at C$26.95 but which I got for only C$11.95. Posted by Hello [The friendly cashier was kind enough to take a picture of me with the book.]

"For the desire to read, like all the other desires which distract our unhappy souls, is capable of analysis."—Virginia Woolf, "Sir Thomas Browne," 1923


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