Bevis Bawa’s Bookshelf

Bookshelves reveal interesting things about the owners. Particularly in the themes and sensibilities suggested by reoccurring subjects and authors. Bevis Bawa's bookshelves are no different. There is a lot of pages behind the glass doors of wall size book cases. Brief's creator was interested in words - seems he was a popular newspaper columnist in … Continue reading Bevis Bawa’s Bookshelf

Used book shops Colombo

Used book shops all over the world have a familiar powerful gravitational pull. Like a black hole but more concrete and perceptually stronger. I've stepped into too many of them "for a few minutes" to come out hours later. Very disorientating - and missed too many buses (and appointments) - but what treasures I have … Continue reading Used book shops Colombo