WHEN A MOVIE IS NOT NEARLY AS GOOD AS THE BOOK

hollywoodassistants:

theparisreview:

“I won’t even talk to young writers anymore unless they can give me a good reason. I say, ‘I don’t have any time to talk to you unless you intend to give your entire life over to it, because it can’t be done otherwise.’”
In Esquire, Jim Harrison on what he has learned from writing.
Photograph: Michael Friberg.

theparisreview:

“I won’t even talk to young writers anymore unless they can give me a good reason. I say, ‘I don’t have any time to talk to you unless you intend to give your entire life over to it, because it can’t be done otherwise.’”

In Esquire, Jim Harrison on what he has learned from writing.

Photograph: Michael Friberg.

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rvydaoz:

"I liked routine. I liked being bored. I didn’t want to, but I did."  Paper Towns by John Green

rvydaoz:

"I liked routine. I liked being bored. I didn’t want to, but I did."
Paper Towns by John Green

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incidentalcomics:

Conflict in Literature

incidentalcomics:

Conflict in Literature

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slaughterhouse90210:

“Every error he makes is so profoundly, so irritatingly typical of himself, instantly familiar, like a signature, like a tissue scar or some deformation in a private place. As intimate and self-evident as the feeling of his tongue in his mouth.― Ian McEwan, Saturday

slaughterhouse90210:

“Every error he makes is so profoundly, so irritatingly typical of himself, instantly familiar, like a signature, like a tissue scar or some deformation in a private place. As intimate and self-evident as the feeling of his tongue in his mouth.
― Ian McEwan,
Saturday

That moment when you notice a stranger on the bus happens to be reading the same book as you:

teachingliteracy:

youngadultatbooktopia:

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25books2014:

Book 8 

Applause for the book design! More for the story!

powells:

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist, died today. He was 87. http://powells.us/1qQFL4r

powells:

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist, died today. He was 87. http://powells.us/1qQFL4r

erikkwakkel:

updownbindery:

design-is-fine:

Recipe book for decorated paper, late 19th century. Germany. Koninklijke Bibliothek

So cool!


Cool sample book of marble paper, with such charming names as “violette 14”.

erikkwakkel:

updownbindery:

design-is-fine:

Recipe book for decorated paper, late 19th century. Germany. Koninklijke Bibliothek

So cool!

Cool sample book of marble paper, with such charming names as “violette 14”.

Spoiling myself with two new books by local authors from a local, independent bookstore.

Spoiling myself with two new books by local authors from a local, independent bookstore.

millionsmillions:

Why do we reread novels obsessively as children but hardly ever as adults? At The Morning News, Clay Risen discusses why rereading appeals to children so much. “It was a residual sense of wonder, left over long after I had accepted that the reality on the page and the reality beyond it are distinct.” Pair with: Our essay on the pleasures and perils of rereading.

millionsmillions:

Why do we reread novels obsessively as children but hardly ever as adults? At The Morning News, Clay Risen discusses why rereading appeals to children so much. “It was a residual sense of wonder, left over long after I had accepted that the reality on the page and the reality beyond it are distinct.” Pair with: Our essay on the pleasures and perils of rereading.

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40 Must-Read Books Set in the Pacific Northwest

powells:

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This round of Required Reading is dedicated to the place we at Powell’s Books call home: the great Pacific Northwest. Whether you’re from the area or you simply appreciate the region for its beauty, history, or temperament (or legendary bookstore), these titles will give you a more nuanced understanding of this peculiar corner of the U.S.

Click here to see the list!

teachingliteracy:

Books in Haight Ashbury (by d.guija)

teachingliteracy:

Books in Haight Ashbury (by d.guija)