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February 11, 2007

Culling Nothing

Wonderful! Some writers’ rooms (with photos!). This one is Hilary Mantel’s. Here for literary friendships, and rivalries. Calvin Trillin in conversation. The beginning of this article is something a lot of book collectors can related to, on pruning your shelves: “…the same thing happens with every potential discard: You start to read it. Four hours later, you wake up on the floor, having culled nothing.” This article pleased me– on being a good wife. Heather Mallick’s manifesto— it’s always amusing to read the comments of her irate (and apparently avid) readers.

2 thoughts on “Culling Nothing”

  1. patricia says:

    Ooooooo…thanks for the writer’s rooms link! Lovely!

  2. Kerry says:

    I could look inside other people’s houses all day long! Especially these people…

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