Excerpt from “The Bug Diary”

Chapter 3: Wonderful Watson

Amber Fraley
Jul 26 · 17 min read
The Bug Diary, 2021. Cover illustration by Lana Grove

atson Library was like something out of my dreams. My good dreams. First of all, it looked like what I imagined a European cathedral looked like, at least on the outside. Inside, it was a cathedral of books. The smell was amazing. Everyone referred to the miles of bookcases as “the stacks,” and the stacks went down underground like a labyrinth. It was cool, and…