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Telynor's Library, and then some

A woman of a certain age who has three cats underfoot, and has the dream of filling her passport with stamps. Books, classical music, tea, cats, movies, art, fancy needlework,  and anything else I can think of.

The Pillow Book - Sei Shōnagon, Ivan Morris, SEI A gorgeous piece of literature -- the diary of a court lady -- from Heian Japan. I feel it's even better than the Tale of Genji. Wicked, bitter, and very funny in spots.