Friday, 24 January 2020

Some of Our Local History Books

Isle of Thanet Theatres by Mick Glover
"Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity." - Hermann Hesse

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

The Washing of the Spears in the Bookshop

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
"After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books." - Albert Camus

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Roman Infantryman in the Bookshop

George Orwell by Gordon Bowker

"The existence of good bad literature—the fact that one can be amused or excited or even moved by a book that one's intellect simply refuses to take seriously—is a reminder that art is not the same thing as cerebration." - George Orwell