“RUBIES” ARE THE THOUSANDS OF BOOKS,MOVIES AND MUSIC ON THE SHELVES OF LAGOS BOOKS CLUB-HERE IS THE THIRD INTRO TO http://edupedianigeria.wordpress.com
What would the world be like without books?
The novelist Colm Toibin once recounted a story about observing a Cantonese man sitting on a Kowloon footpath reading a book. The man’s face was stern with concentration, his finger tracing the line being read. At times the man’s expression would screw up in frustration at his progress. Finally, the reader looked up at the sky, his face beaming. Whether from a sudden joyous facility with the act of reading, or revelation from what was written, or delight at how the story resolved, it doesn’t matter. What mattered is he was in possession of…
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