Bookshelves are like footprints

Papyrus Tree with books

“A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped on a library just as a shoe is shaped by the foot.”    -Alan Bennett, British playwright

photo: papyrus plant with books at The Eden Project, Cornwall from Jehara’s personal collection

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One Response to Bookshelves are like footprints

  1. Great quotation by Alan Bennett and wonderful photo of papyrus plant and offspring . Looking at my bookshelf I realize I have an untidy footprint

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