Biblioclasm The practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, books or other written material and media. ~ books are hard to get rid of - maybe that's why this word is so rare...
Vonnegut Summer - which author will you dedicate your summer to? Lovely blog post
Mark Twain's cats "Fast Asleep" photo by Elmira photographer Elisha M. VanAken, 1887
1940. U.K. A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940.
Ray Bradbury's FAHRENHEIT 451 Book Covers, from 1953 to the present.
RIP Ray Bradbury, one of the great ones. We’re even more convinced after watching this 1963 television documentary, “The Story of a Writer,” which the Library for the Performing Arts has on 16mm.