Volume of Memories II

     I have mentioned before that I own a number of books I have no intention of reading, but preserve because they remind me of the person who passed them to me.  Among the most readable is Anita Brookner’s Hotel du Lac, which was thrust into my hands by an irritated acquaintance, who said…..     Continue reading “Volume of Memories II”

Teen Book List, 1973

     As noted heretofore, this is another one of them new years, a time when this column generally looks back to the world of books marking significant anniversaries.  I thought I might start with things which are celebrating their fiftieth anniversary, and now I wish I hadn’t.  The last thing I really need, when consideringContinue reading “Teen Book List, 1973”