amandaonwriting:

Quotable - H.G. Wells, born 21 September 1866, died 13 August 1946 

amandaonwriting:

Quotable - H.G. Wells, born 21 September 1866, died 13 August 1946 

nineteenoone:

Burmese Days, Animal Farm, The Road to Wigan Pier, and Collected Essays by George Orwell. Part of the Great Orwell Collection.

Isolation offered its own form of companionship: the reliable silence of her rooms, the steadfast tranquility of the evenings. The promise that she would find things where she put them, that there would be no interruption, no surprise. It greeted her at the end of each day and lay till with her at night.
— Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland (via distantheartbeats)
 aseaofquotes:

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

aseaofquotes:

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

vintageanchorbooks:

Call for book donations, New York Public Library, circa 1918

 wordpainting:

Happy Birthday, Stephen King b. September 21, 1947
“Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”—Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

wordpainting:

Happy Birthday, Stephen King b. September 21, 1947

“Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”—Stephen KingOn Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

 behindthebloom:

An irresistibly-brilliant graphic novel adaptation of The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, adapted by award-winning illustrator P. Craig Russell, in two volumes.

behindthebloom:

An irresistibly-brilliant graphic novel adaptation of The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, adapted by award-winning illustrator P. Craig Russell, in two volumes.

We often forget that we are nature. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves.
Andy Goldsworthy (via creatingaquietmind)
 vintageanchorbooks:

The Paris Library floods, 1910.

vintageanchorbooks:

The Paris Library floods, 1910.

 teachingliteracy:

happyblood:
Watership Down cover for class with handlettered type.  The plants that make up the wreath are Hazel, Blackberry, Buckthorn, Acorn, Dandelion, Speedwell, and Hawkbit - the botanical names of some of the main rabbits from the original warren. 

teachingliteracy:

happyblood:

Watership Down cover for class with handlettered type.  The plants that make up the wreath are Hazel, Blackberry, Buckthorn, Acorn, Dandelion, Speedwell, and Hawkbit - the botanical names of some of the main rabbits from the original warren. 

(Source: praguehead)

…and the weight of the earth is pressed to my ribs.
— Virginia Woolf, The Waves  (via days-of-reading)
 
 aseaofquotes:

— Franz Kafka

aseaofquotes:

— Franz Kafka

 teachingliteracy:

Stack of old books (by alinus_18)

teachingliteracy:

Stack of old books (by alinus_18)

 mingphotographer:

#pleaseremoveyourgloves #sign #bookshop #books #novel #londonlife (at Chiswick High Street)

mingphotographer:

#pleaseremoveyourgloves #sign #bookshop #books #novel #londonlife (at Chiswick High Street)