Books and other good things
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"I am a writer who came of a sheltered life. A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within." Eudora Welty, On Writing.
I've missed the first week of the Edinburgh International Book Festival as I've been somewhat under the weather, but to give all of us absent friends a flavour of it I thought I'd post one of its 'sidelights', if I can put it that way, the gallery of writers' portraits by Edinburgh photographer Chris Close which you can find around the festival site in Charlotte Square Gardens. You can see a few...
The smell of old books Plooms pens and other lovely things. Two smaller literary festivals coming up: Gladfest in September and New Lanark in October. Words of wisdom from the excellent Clerk of Oxford Kindle deal of the day, Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore - it's a lot of fun!