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The awkward squad

A little angst-ridden tale of how homebrew book-classification goes wrong. (from the Guardian

On the table at which I am writing there's a pile of disconsolate books. They are homeless. At the end of a long and weary process of rearranging my bookshelves to accommodate new arrivals, there are, as ever, some that don't seem to belong in any known category. It's possible, no doubt, for mere householders to follow the catalogue numbers used by the British Library, but it's best in my experience to put your books in places where your instinct will lead you to them. Which is simple enough in most cases; but then you are left with the awkward squad.
Funny how tagging as folders naturally descends into tagging as description.


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