- If you acquire a lot of books books—whether it’s carefully curated on a theme, or whether it’s a hodgepodge of everything, here are some wise words on book collecting: “Your job is not to hang onto every book you might ever want to read; that’s an actual library’s job. Donating, selling, or gifting a book you’ve been meaning to read does not mean you’ll never get to it.”
- Did you know that the best way to start your workday might just be reading a poem?
- Speaking of poetry, here are some spring poetry titles to look forward to, according to 49th Shelf.
- “The signs of a weakened, diffident and timid culture are written in the dust on the unread books of our library shelves.” In this age hardly lacking prose, is the novel losing its prestige?
- And finally, we were pleased to see George A. Walker’s Mary Pickford, Queen of the Silent Film Era make the CBC Books list of Canadian comics to watch for spring 2020.
The frigid temperatures sure have us in their grip! If it’s the same for you, we hope you spend the weekend warm, cozy and curled up with a book. If you’re experiencing warmth and sunshine, soak in some vitamin D for us!