You know, that’s one of the reasons I love physical books as opposed to electronic. One can use them as a repository for storing found objects. And the joy of rediscovering that which one has hidden in a book and long forgotten? Indescribable!
Match the meal – Interesting quiz set up at Buzzfeed, in which savvy readers are invited to guess which books are matched to various fictitious meal scenes. It’s all in recognition of a new book coming in 2014 from designer Dinah Fried, called Fictitious Dishes.
Of the dishes presented in the quiz some are instantly recognisable, and others are not quite so. Regardless, 10 out of 10 for creativity.
Albert Camus on ‘happiness, unhappiness and our self-imposed prisons’ – The brilliant Brain Pickings is always good for a strong dose of literary goodness, and today, on the occasion of Albert Camus’ 100th birthday, they dive into the notebooks of the French genius to reveal his thoughts on the opposing themes of happiness and sorrow.