Nowadays, my garage holds my overflow books, with a giant stack of cardboard boxes filling up one entire corner.
Before the rise of e-books, I used to sit at the dining room table, a pile of newly bought or traded books in front of me, and choose my reading for the next week. It was a lovely process, though a bit time-consuming.
"Writing novels has taught me that while happy endings are not always possible, they are always plausible. There is virtue in taking a risk of the heart or of the mind. In its best form, risk is faith."