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A writer is a world trapped in a person.

Victor Hugo (via nestingcas)

[Sometimes a writer is many worlds trapped in a person]

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 carlos ruiz zafon (by aizel.macaldo)

carlos ruiz zafon (by aizel.macaldo)

 books (by secret_life_of_bee)
But sometimes it takes more courage to live than to shoot yourself.
— Albert Camus, A Happy Death (via coffeepeople)

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 teachingliteracy:

(by Christina PM)
And so I told them - I care that you read, not how you read.
The Bookshop Strikes Back by Ann Patchett (via treesofreverie)
 bibliolectors:

Reading is an adventure! / La lectura, una aventura! (ilustración de Mireia Oliver)

bibliolectors:

Reading is an adventure! / La lectura, una aventura! (ilustración de Mireia Oliver)

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay.
— Brian Aldiss (via nathanielstuart)
 (by moshi moshi jonas)
 "Ancient words, ever true. Changing me, and changing you. We have come with open hearts, oh let those ancient words impart." (by Mackenzie Hope)

"Ancient words, ever true. Changing me, and changing you. We have come with open hearts, oh let those ancient words impart." (by Mackenzie Hope)

 stilltheaddict:

Original manuscript page from Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Hound of the Baskervilles” from the fourteenth chapter (1901).

stilltheaddict:

Original manuscript page from Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Hound of the Baskervilles” from the fourteenth chapter (1901).

vintageanchorbooks:

"It always amuses me that the biggest praise for my work comes for the imagination, while the truth is that there’s not a single line in all my work that does not have a basis in reality. The problem is that Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination.”
Gabriel García Márquez from The Art of Fiction No. 69, The Paris Review

READING PATHWAYS: Gabriel Garcia Marquez →

bookriot:

Want to read this literary great and don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered.

…nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.
— Vladimir Nabokov, “Mary” (via litverve)