By Gabrielle Toson
 teachingliteracy:

 (by Nikola Brychova)
Writers, like elephants, have long, vicious memories. There are things I wish I could forget.
— William S. Burroughs (via allmymetaphors)
 

George Orwell’s manuscript of 1984 (x)

(Source: bookshavepores)

 bibliolectors:

What book does the mermaid dream? / Qué libro hace soñar a la sirena? (ilustración de Poul)

bibliolectors:

What book does the mermaid dream? / Qué libro hace soñar a la sirena? (ilustración de Poul)

 teachingliteracy:

Books (by Rabea G)

plumsnake:

Su Blackwell’s book sculptures, especially her fairy tale ones, take my breath away.

(Source: )

awritersruminations:

I embrace my solitude as a beautiful gift; I will become beautiful through it!

—Susan Sontag, from Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

 occupygezipics:

A public library is set up in Gezi Parki.

occupygezipics:

A public library is set up in Gezi Parki.

 bibliolectors:

Library: book city / Biblioteca: ciudad de libros (ilustración de Colin Thompson)

bibliolectors:

Library: book city / Biblioteca: ciudad de libros (ilustración de Colin Thompson)

dostoyevsky:

“the most offensive is not their lying—one can always forgive lying—lying is a delightful thing, for it leads to truth—what is offensive is that they lie and worship their own lying…”

-Vruzmihin, Crime and Punishment

susanandherbooks:

xxlaurenxstarxx:

circumlocute:

Books that people read romantically but shouldn’t because they’re missing the point:

  1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  2. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  3. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Sweet jesus this

Bless

Thank

I would like to add: Wuthering Heights by Emile Bronte

There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic…
— Margaret (The Thirteenth Tale, Diane Setterfield)

(Source: thelovelystrawberry)

 apollo-cabin:

Bookstore in Antalya, Turkey.

apollo-cabin:

Bookstore in Antalya, Turkey.