February 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Why old bookstores smell so good



Drew examines the old books

When wood is made into paper, lignin breaks down into a polymer similar to vanilla...

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Added by Mosman Library on February 8, 2011 at 17:36 — No Comments

Mosman Library, EBL eBooks & the Kobo

Mosman Library offers eBooks from the EBL collection. Here’s how you can borrow an eBook and read it on…

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Added by Mosman Library on February 8, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

A Tale of Two Cities / by Charles Dickens

It is somewhat bemusing to me that the book I decided to read on my long journey to Australia is one recommended by another American who has recently visited your shores.  Oprah Winfrey, a great advocate of reading, has picked two Charles Dickens classics to recommend to her admiring followers.  Although A Tale of Two Cities was one title she charged her book club members to read, I picked up a paperback edition at my library in blissful ignorance of Oprah’s endorsement.  My…

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Added by Kim Allen Scott on February 7, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

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