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Just testing my new toy here. Behold, some books.
April 04, 2006 in Books | Permalink
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Wow. Books on bookshelves instead of in piles over the floor. I am in awe.
April 04, 2006 at 07:42 PM
It is as I always suspected. You have no other furniture.
April 04, 2006 at 07:55 PM
Nice. Is it just me, or are the bookshelves tilted?
April 04, 2006 at 08:20 PM
I have some other furniture. Not much, mind you, but some.
The bookcases are indeed tilting--they're Seminary Co-Op bookcases, which are narrower than most bookcases & cut at the base so as to lean back against the wall.
April 04, 2006 at 08:47 PM
Of course, I looked at this picture and thought -- she hasn't piled any books on top of the bookshelves. What an opportunity the Little Professor is missing!
I bet you can guess how my office bookshelves are all adorned, now, can't you?
Those do look like lovely bookshelves, however. Maybe it's time to bid my extensive collection of Ikea bookcases goodbye and buy some that are more adult and stylish?
April 04, 2006 at 10:31 PM
This reminds me of how inadequate my own bookshelves are, even after adding three new six-foot shelves. About two-thirds of my collection is in basement prison due to lack of space on the "livable" floors. Its a risk, but its what I have.
I least now I have something reasonable to aspire to, other than the WASPish dark-paneled library/office that you always see in the movies.
April 05, 2006 at 12:23 PM
Beautiful, just beautiful. I'll bet they're even alphabetized.
Scott Eric Kaufman |
April 05, 2006 at 12:41 PM
Not only alphabetized, but in categories...
April 05, 2006 at 09:02 PM
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