A wonderful post on the Booksellers website by Marcus Greville, Web Manager at Vicbooks in Wellington is a must-read for all collectors of books. It begins thus:
A recent article described the disappearance of home bookshelves in the face of growing ebookishness. It left me with the same feeling of stunned confusion I experienced when, aged nine, my brother cut my yo-yo string mid yo.
A home without bookshelves means a home without books, or, worse, hidden books. Which is wrong. Wrongity, wrong wrong wrong.