teachingliteracy:

 (by timsackton)
 simena:

Kalentieva Irina 

simena:

Kalentieva Irina 

Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.
— Anne Herbert (via bookporn)
 heathb94:

My Sherlock books have finally come!!!!!!! :D

heathb94:

My Sherlock books have finally come!!!!!!! :D

 
What terrible tragedies realism inflicts on people
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (via bilinda-woolf)

(Source: flower-joyce)

 bookriot:

In which we translate important phrases for book lovers.

bookriot:

In which we translate important phrases for book lovers.

 aliteraryescape:

March Book Photo Challenge Day 24: Next Up

I’m about to finish The Fellowship of the Ring (re-read) and I’m going to start reading The Two Towers right away.

aliteraryescape:

March Book Photo Challenge Day 24: Next Up

I’m about to finish The Fellowship of the Ring (re-read) and I’m going to start reading The Two Towers right away.

 theparisreview:

Vladimir Nabokov on James Joyce.
All that day she had the strange feeling that she was taking part in a theatrical performance with better actors than herself and that her own bad performance was spoiling the whole show.
— Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (via destroyingangels)
 lilacsinthedooryard:

Pyotr Konchalovsky The Window of the Poet 1935

lilacsinthedooryard:

Pyotr Konchalovsky
The Window of the Poet
1935

 closings:

untitled by deader than yesterday on Flickr.
Amazing how the heart clutches at anything familiar, whimpering, Mine! Mine!
The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood (via fyeahliteraryquotes)
 the-library-and-step-on-it:

LITERARY FRIENDSHIPS:
Alice Munro and Margaret Atwood.

Atwood: We’re all slightly furtive, we writers; especially we Canadian writers, and even more especially we Canadian female writers of an earlier generation. “Art is what you can get away with,” said Canadian Marshall McLuhan, and I invite the reader to count how many of the murderers in Munro’s stories are ever caught. (Answer: none.) Munro understands the undercover heist that is fiction writing, as well as its pleasures and fears: how delicious to have done it, but what if you get found out?

the-library-and-step-on-it:

LITERARY FRIENDSHIPS:

Alice Munro and Margaret Atwood.

Atwood: We’re all slightly furtive, we writers; especially we Canadian writers, and even more especially we Canadian female writers of an earlier generation. “Art is what you can get away with,” said Canadian Marshall McLuhan, and I invite the reader to count how many of the murderers in Munro’s stories are ever caught. (Answer: none.) Munro understands the undercover heist that is fiction writing, as well as its pleasures and fears: how delicious to have done it, but what if you get found out?

 prettybooks:

The Secret Garden