A book at a time

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(Above: the stunning geometry of Seattle Public Library) I await my new Kindle with excitement (thank you, my love). I have been without one for a while and reading on the Kindle app in my phone, which is slow and unstable, means that not much reading happens. When it arrives, it will be the 4th Kindle I’ve owned. I destroyed my first and second ones (dropped them, shattering one and rendering the screen of the other, a tartan artwork), loaned my mother the third, then had no heart to ask for it back after seeing her read again, something which she had great difficulty with after my Dad died – an alarming thing for a woman who taught me to devour books by example. But while I await …