Quote for Today: Anne Fadiman

It has long been my belief that everyone's library contains an Odd Shelf. On this shelf rests a small, mysterious corpus of volumes whose subject matter is completely unrelated to the rest of the library, yet which, upon closer inspection, reveals a good deal about its owner. ―Anne Fadiman, Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader

Quote for Today: Laura Lippman

There's a serendipity to real life that the Internet can't duplicate. Do you use the library? For anything? Well, sometimes you end up picking up the book next to the one you were looking for, and it's that book that changes your life. ―Laura Lippman, Hardly Knew Her: Stories