Wider and wider, expanding always expanding

A graybeard once told Tunku Varadarajan that a cultured man should have very few friends, and very many books. As the Wall Street Journal‘s new assistant managing editor prepares to move into a new but smaller office, a new question stares him in the face. What books to take home, what books to leave behind? And Joseph Brody‘s line springs to mind: “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

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