Category Archives: books

Welcome to Your Own Mind

I’m not one for graphic novels. I can now say I’ve read two, and surprisingly, they were both excellent. The first was recommended to me. Tangles is a powerful first person account of how it is to be the child … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life Of…

So here’s yesterday, Monday the 9th September at the library for me: 8.30am Arrive at work, my turn to do the float and figure out if we came out even, over or under in the money department and get the … Continue reading

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Cormac Can Do No Wrong

Ok, this is going to be a post about Cormac McCarthy, so if you’re not a fan, best look away now. I love the way this man writes. I’m halfway through a little slip of a book that I had … Continue reading

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Honest as the Day is Long

Events in the library this week had me thinking about ownership and entitlement. People or a singular person decided to test our security systems, which basically meant they stole from us. They figured out how to go past the security … Continue reading

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The Library – Not Just Books

We all know to go to the library to get a book out, but I often wonder if many people know all the other things a library gets used for. It’s an obvious meeting place, either unexpected chance meetings or … Continue reading

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Well Organised Words I have Perused Lately

So many books, so little time. So many customers show me a book they loved, “Have you read this? Oh you must, it’s the best book I’ve ever read.” Now despite being close to perfect, I can’t possibly read all … Continue reading

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Mr Watson? Who Needs A Sidekick?

“Do you have a book by Jack Richards?” My gross generalisation radar decided in an instant that the man asking me this question, a bit grubby, mid 20’s, was probably more into Metallica than musing over prose, and he would … Continue reading

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