Elizabeth Hardwick Quote

I hardly ever go into a bookstore because, instead of buying, I would like to give away about five thousand of my seven thousand books, which are weighing on me like some suffocating plague.


The Paris Review (Summer 1985)

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I hardly ever go into a bookstore because, instead of buying, I would like to give away about five thousand of my seven thousand books, which are...

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I hardly ever go into a bookstore because, instead of buying, I would like to give away about five thousand of my seven thousand books, which are...

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I hardly ever go into a bookstore because, instead of buying, I would like to give away about five thousand of my seven thousand books, which are...

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I hardly ever go into a bookstore because, instead of buying, I would like to give away about five thousand of my seven thousand books, which are...