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Long form

  While making my summer reading list, I stumbled upon the Long Room, an 18th century jewel at Trinity College Dublin. Stretching some 215 feet in length, the barrel-vaulted reading room stocks the 200,000 oldest tomes in the library, an exclusive list considering the library… Read More

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Attainable texture

            I’m feeling the ceiling today. Of place. Of profession. Of person. Coming across Richard Wentworth’s “False Ceiling,” a site-specific installation at the Istanbul Modern in Turkey, gives me hope that I can decide my ceiling’s texture. His is one… Read More

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Koh calm

            A beach and more books than I could ever read: sounds like an ideal Saturday (as my thermometer stubbornly sticks below zero). The serene scene at The Library boutique hotel in Koh Samui, Thailand pairs the lapping sounds of… Read More

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Swedish solarium

            Another dreamy window seat on a Saturday (perhaps this will become a weekly installment). Plucked from a two-story apartment in Sweden, this light-washed nook is lofted above the living area – the perfect roost for reading. Endearingly disheveled, I… Read More