I've dreamed about my future library since I was in fifth grade, drawing architectural diagrams of my future home in my spare time, half of which was a huge library. Floor to ceiling books, wood, huge windows overlooking cliffs that drop down to the ocean below. A desk for writing.
Entertainment Weekly has been featuring writer's writing spaces lately. Some sparse rooms in NY apartments, some more traditional library looks.
Not too long ago, they showed Patricia Cornwell's library, and it almost took my breath away. It's not exactly what I pictured for myself (including all the foresnsics paraphenalia and skeletons), but it's strikingly similar. It's the windows and wood, I think.
So here it is. For those of you who drool over such things. I think if you click on the photo you can see it full screen.