Love him or hate him, Melvil Dewey was the architect of modern library cataloging. His classification system added order to the world of books like the classification system of Kingdom, Phylum, Species, etc., made sense of the biological world.
In most instances, Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) makes for easy non-fiction browsing. Once in a while, however, it makes for some strange “shelf-fellows.” Here are two that you might enjoy:
What strange shelf-fellows are nesting on your shelves? If you’ve got a great photo, I’ll be happy to add it to the post.
(Be sure to tell me whom to credit for the photo.)