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Walden by Henry David Thoreau do you own the farm or does the farm own you?

7/11/1960  - ”To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about childhood innocence and racial injustice in a small Southern town during the Great Depression, was first published.

The Velveteen Rabbit - The original Toy Story? Great children's book that highlights the power of imagination and hope. [1922]

"Amy disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary, and while Nick has not been a model husband, could he really have killed her? It's soon evident that if Amy is dead, that's the least of the reader's worries. Flynn's last novel, Dark Objects, was a New York Times best seller, but this one is expected to break her out." - Library Journal

"Bookshop Window," Bloomsbury Street, photo by Garry Knight, taken with HTC Desire mobile.

Suspended books sculpture. Maybe not a practical upcycle, but if you have the space, well, go for it.

"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see." -John Burroughs [Photo by Andrea Paolicelli]

I understand the sentiment - "I actually aim to be a book-hoarder. I hate the idea of my grandparents throwing out their old books, so I keep them in boxes until I get my own place. In that place, I WILL build myself a library. Preferably with a secret passageway because I like castles."

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J.D. Salinger - Nine Stories I will never forget "A Perfect Day for Bananafish". Best short story I have ever read.