BookwormBookwormOne of my favourite quotes from Arthur Koestler: "I have always believed that in the administration of Divine Providence there is a special department entirely concerned with seeing that the right book comes into the hands of a reader at the right moment." 1 

So it is that, just days after mentioning Julian Barnes', The History of the World in 10½ Chapters, what should arrive in the mail but an antique book with a bookworm in it. (more...)

1 Dialogue with Death. Trevor and Phyllis Blewitt, trans. (NY: Macmillan Co., 1960) p. 125