Dear Colleen:

You get it. You still love the smell of old book pages. You love the accessibility of information that the Internet provides whilst morning the decline of our libraries. When you daydream about a topic other than you family or traveling, it is usually about the perfect, private library.

I hope, then, that you enjoy this superbly sexy library desk:

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I could spend days running my fingernail over the edges of the pages. Yay for recycling! Yay for giving these books a second life supporting the circulation of other books.

The circle of life,