Ignore for a moment the free Wi-Fi, art gallery, café, water fountain, and public restroom. To my mind, the highest purpose that libraries can serve is to provide readers the […]
The invaluable archive of Mortimer J. Adler.
This lone volume was conspicuously tucked among bound 19th Century periodicals in the remotest part of the library. Luckily the rare books department left it on the shelves for my […]
This week I managed to accomplish one of my New Year’s resolutions: to do without an Internet connection in my dorm. The plan was one semester–I lasted five days. What […]
“Reading is a pleasure as to which wealth gives scarcely any advantage. This applies to few other things. We who are engaged in the “puzzle of business” seem always to […]