Journii is about to great some serious reading in. Congratulations Journii!
Journii’s First Library Card!
We’re celebrating Journii getting her first library card at our South Shore Branch this week. She was so proud to sign her name and get her very own library card! Welcome to the Chicago Public Library, Journii!
Elvis Costello reads.
Duane Jones reads.
Special thinks to jesciexvx
Remember, that reader’s wanted link under the title is the brand spankin’ new submission button. Submission: it’s not just an underrated second tier Sex Pistols track anymore! Keep the readers coming.
Morrissey joined his friend Howard Devoto and his band Luxuria on stage on 13 March 1988 at the Town & Country and read from “Within A Budding Grove”, the second volume of the Proust series “In Search Of Lost Time” (“À la recherche du temps perdu”). His bit lasted slightly less than a minute and preceded the band’s performance of their song “Mlle”.
Those few steps from the landing to Albertine’s door, those few steps which no one now could prevent my taking, I took with delight, with prudence, as though plunged into a new and strange element, as if in going forward I had been gently displacing the liquid stream of happiness, and at the same time with a strange feeling of absolute power, and of entering at length into an inheritance which had belonged to me from all time. Marcel Proust - A L’Ombre des Jeunes Filles en Fleurs
Benjamin Britten reads.