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If Walls Could Talk
If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home | Lucy Worsley
An architectural and cultural history of home life in England covers a wide range of topics from cooking and oral hygiene to sex and marriage, describing such subjects as why medieval people slept sitting up and why people feared fruit for centuries. By the author of The Courtiers. 25,000 first printing.
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If walls could talk, mine would say “for the love of God and structural integrity, could you at least CONSIDER a book buying ban?”


StaceyKondla 😂😂 2mo
Izai.Amorim As long as you don‘t place the shelves in the middle of the room but along the walls, you‘re safe!! 😎 2mo
Melissa_J 😂😂😂😂 2mo
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merelybookish Oh silly walls! 😆 2mo
Caroline2 😆 2mo
vivastory Hush, walls. Nobody asked for your opinion! 😂 2mo
Hooked_on_books But, why? 🤷🏼‍♀️😂 2mo
Aimeesue Why are your wallls saying such terrible things to you? You need new walls. Clearly. 2mo
LeeRHarry 🤣 2mo
Mdargusch Love all these comments! 😆 2mo
Hollie I second @Aimeesue 2mo
rubyslippersreads I think shelves help prop up the walls. 😄 2mo
Lindy 😁😆🤗 2mo
saresmoore 😂 2mo
Crinoline_Laphroaig Bahahaha!😂 2mo
Reviewsbylola 🤣🤣🤣 I‘ve given up and my bookshelf in my husband‘s office/game room has stacks of books surrounding it. Luckily it‘s the basement so my floor isn‘t about to cave in or anything. 😆 2mo
Reviewsbylola Also, do you have a lot of Worsley‘s books? I just read one of hers that I really liked so I‘m itching for more. 2mo
emilyhaldi NOPE! 2mo
Leftcoastzen 😂funny ,my house said the same thing! 2mo
kspenmoll 😂😂 perfect! Walls that speak. 2mo
LeahBergen @Izai.Amorim Whew! Thanks for easing the anxiety. 😆 2mo
LeahBergen @rubyslippersreads I like your thinking. 👍🏻 2mo
Cinfhen Ha! 2mo
LeahBergen @Reviewsbylola I have that one waiting on my shelf. 👏🏻 I really enjoyed her one about Austen. 2mo
UwannaPublishme 😆😆😆 2mo
Jakaranda Isn‘t that our autobiographies?!😆 (edited) 2mo
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I think Lucy Worsley might have the best job(s) on the planet. I just ❤️ everything she does.

Birdsong28 Loved the series of this and the book. I also love Lucy ❤️❤️📚📖 8mo
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I never really gave much thought about how the use of houses might have changed over time but this is super interesting.

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Starting this as my #nonfiction for this month. I read primarily #historicalfiction so this should be pretty informative. #nonfiction2018 #history

Also if you look closely at the pet gate to the left, my orange "kitty" (he is 13)is making a rare appearance( Don't worry, he isn't locked up. He can jump the gate at anytime)#catsoflitsy

mcipher I want to be curled up in that bed!! What a cover. ❤️ 1y
tracy_anne8 @mcipher I could live in that bed! 1y
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I loved this book. I think this is a great little history of the home that everyone could enjoy. Lucy Worsley has a way to entertain her readers throughout her book. Can't wait to read more of her books. #nonfiction #history #lucyworsley

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I wish I didn‘t have a mountain of schoolwork to do this weekend. I‘ve got some new books that are dying to be read....📚😩

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I've been listening to this audiobook while stitching. I wish Lucy had recorded the audio herself, but it's still a really fun and interesting listen. If you saw the television series, the book has a ton of material that the shows didn't cover.

queerbookreader Love it!!!!!!! I just started cross stitching a few weeks ago to make snarky feminist shit I love it 2y
candyflossramparts @lemonlime799 Thanks! I'm working on my next pattern design now. ✊️ 2y
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