randomhouseca:

Reading bingo 2014! It’s back!

randomhouseca:

Reading bingo 2014! It’s back!

 thomerama:

frameone:

"Personally, I am a hedonistic reader; I have never read a book merely because it was ancient. I read books for the aesthetic emotions they offer me, and I ignore the commentaries and criticism."
-Jorge Luis Borges | The Divine Comedy

thomerama:

frameone:

"Personally, I am a hedonistic reader; I have never read a book merely because it was ancient. I read books for the aesthetic emotions they offer me, and I ignore the commentaries and criticism."

-Jorge Luis Borges | The Divine Comedy

 Google celebrates Simone de Beauvoir’s 106th birthday. Hope to see more Simones in this world.

Google celebrates Simone de Beauvoir’s 106th birthday. Hope to see more Simones in this world.

 littledallilasbookshelf:

Trans Allegheny Bookstore by Mike on Flickr.
A shot of the beautiful iron and brass spiral staircase within its enclosure at the Trans Allegheny Bookstore. This is the former Carnagie Public Library built in 1905.

littledallilasbookshelf:

Trans Allegheny Bookstore by Mike on Flickr.

A shot of the beautiful iron and brass spiral staircase within its enclosure at the Trans Allegheny Bookstore. This is the former Carnagie Public Library built in 1905.

I would like to give you the silver
branch, the small white flower, the one
word that will protect you
from the grief at the center
of your dream, from the grief
at the center.
— Margaret Atwood, from “Variation on the Word Sleep” (via proustitute)
 ruralgirl:

(via Pinterest)

'Sex' doesn't sell. Erosion of female self esteem does. The feeling of superiority over women does. Turning women into 'things' to be studied, scrutinized & judged and then calling it 'sex' does.

Sex doesn’t sell. Objectification does

— Sadiqa Thornton  (via funeral)

(Source: female-only)

[T]hat I could find company and consolation and hope in an object pulled almost at random from a bookshelf—felt akin to an instance of religious grace.
— Jonathan Franzen; How to Be Alone (via wordpainting)
 simena:

Charles Merrill Mount

simena:

Charles Merrill Mount

 bookslooks:

In my head Humbert looks like Jon Hamm which would be disturbing if I watched Mad Men but I don’t so it’s ok. 

bookslooks:

In my head Humbert looks like Jon Hamm which would be disturbing if I watched Mad Men but I don’t so it’s ok. 

 juliettetang:

Hello lovely.
Goodreads | Print Shop | Facebook

juliettetang:

Hello lovely.

Goodreads | Print Shop Facebook

 my-aeipathy:

untitled by shabon* on Flickr.

my-aeipathy:

untitled by shabon* on Flickr.

wordpainting:

varietas:

Tullio Pericoli: Jorge Luis Borges / Anton Chekhov/ Franz Kafka / Robert Musil / Marcel Proust / Virginia Woolf / Italo Calvino / Samuel Beckett / James Joyce /  Albert Einstein 

(more here and here)

Writers

How slow life is,
How violent hope is.
— Guillaume Apollinaire (via ancient-serpent)

(Source: feuille-d-automne)

 reading (by juliasvanqvist)

reading (by juliasvanqvist)