For the Love of Books

Friday, November 27, 2009


The thingness of books is a sensual experience of sight, smell and feel. That’s why people obsess over old books, and why they steal them. In The Man Who Loved Books Too Much, Allison Hoover Bartlett profiles John Gilkey, a man for whom books were building blocks for a whole new identity.

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