Book Spaces & Places of Note

Book shop  Rome Italy
Open Door Bookshop, Rome
Dartmouth  reading room library
Dartmouth College, Baker-Berry, Tower Reading Room, Hanover, NH
Bookshop Raleigh North Carolina Reading north hills
Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC
The Reading Chairs, Des Moines, IA

“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”

—Madeleine L’Engle
Ralph Lauren chair comfortable leather scotch
The Ultimate Reading Nook. Pour the Scotch.
Oxford library old books beautiful library
Oxford, UK

“He loved libraries. Nowhere else in the world felt so safe and homey. Nowhere else smelled like books and dust and happy solitude quite like a library did.”

— Heather Brewer
New York  public library visit nyc
New York Public Library
Riggs library books university  library
Riggs Library

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”

—Walter Cronkite
Boston library private reading room
Boston Atheneum, one of oldest membership libraries in the United States
Des Moines library law Iowa things to see in Iowa
Iowa Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa
Famous book stores Paris France library books
Shakespeare & Company Bookstore, Paris, France
Henry VI, Part III: “To weep is to make less the depth of grief.”
(Act II, Scene I, Line 85)
Soviet era Library, potentially abandon in Chernobyl
A wall of books! Raleigh, NC
Daunt Books, Inverness
BnF, Paris, France