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by Julia Kelly | Wednesday, 18th September 2019

At Gladstone’s Library, we know Virginia Woolf’s quote, ‘one cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well’ to be true. 




    How to read 22,000 books by Amber Massie-Blomfield

    by Julia Kelly | Sunday, 01st September 2019

    William Gladstone (who lived until he was 88) read 22,000 books in his life. They like telling people this fact when they arrive at the Library, I suppose, because they like to see how their faces contort as they try to do the maths. Let me save you the trouble – it works out at around a book a day, for most of his adult life.