World Book Encyclopedia Set, these were put to great use back in the day.

World Book Encyclopedia Set. before the internet, everyone owned a set. But I still prefer a book to a kindle or nook!

The Dinner by Herman Koch

Inside Random House: “The Art of Cover Design”

An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives—all over the course of one meal.The Dinner: Herman Koch.

So was dit – Stories van gister en vandag | Regional History Johan van Wyk Johan van Wyk tells stories of a time when the countryside was populated by enigmatic characters and dirt roads that lead to isolated farmsteads. It was a time of simplicity and old-fashioned values.   These compelling and humorous stories are as much about Afrikaners’ psychological home as it is about the human condition.

Johan van Wyk: So was dit – Stories van gister en vandag

Larousse Gastronomique: The World's Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia by Librairie Larousse

Larousse Gastronomique by Prosper Montagne. An encyclopedia of French Cooking.

Our families early book shelves contained The Encyclopedia Britannica with The Children's Classics, The Dictionaries of Thought, Synonyms, Antonyms and Words, and other reference books and materials. I learned to explore the facts as well as the fantasies.

After 244 Years, Encyclopedia Britannica Stops the Presses. :( It makes me sad to think we will no longer see actual encyclopedias.