Austria

On the drive from Prague to Austria, lines from Billy Joel’s “Vienna” kept playing through my head: Slow down, you crazy child You’re so ambitious for a juvenile But then if you’re so smart, then tell me Why are you still so afraid? Where’s the fire, what’s the hurry about? You’d better cool it off before you … More Austria

Pleasure Reading

Few pleasures, for the true reader, rival the pleasure of browsing unhurriedly among books: old books, new books, library books, other people’s books, one’s own books – it does not matter whose or where. Simply to be among books, glancing at one here, reading a page from one over there, enjoying them all as objects to … More Pleasure Reading