Slightly Ignorant's Bookish Place
You guys make me really happy, btw

lordofthecubs:

slightlyignorant:

Just saying. Some days being able to see that so many other people love books as much as I do, or in different ways, or even just casually occasionally, makes my day brighter.

You rock! (In a totally bookish way)

You rock right back, Ken!

We Sheltered

Bomb shelters aren’t romantic.
As children, we cowered under our desks, hands stuffed tightly to our mouths to keep ourselves from giggling. The teacher, struggling to stay in her high heeled shoes, would hide under her big table just like us. We worried about the brown-bag lunches in our desks, and how we would get to them if we had to stay crouched for a long time. We worried about our bladders,…

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Bookmas tree ^_^

Bookmas tree ^_^

Reasons I love The New Yorker? This artist.

Reasons I love The New Yorker? This artist.

You guys make me really happy, btw

Just saying. Some days being able to see that so many other people love books as much as I do, or in different ways, or even just casually occasionally, makes my day brighter.

Cozy ^_^

Cozy ^_^

“Laurent Girard and Leonora Mahle in their Manhattan home”

Laurent Girard and Leonora Mahle in their Manhattan home”

I’d read in this nook.

I’d read in this nook.

Treasure chest ^_^

Treasure chest ^_^

Most challenged books from the ’80s

Most challenged books from the ’80s

pittspecialcollections:

PART II: HISTORY OF GILT

BY: LAUREN GALLOWAY

Gold decoration on books has been around for centuries. From its past history to current use, on books both old and new, big and small, inexpensive and luxurious, Pitt Special Collections brings you a three part…

33 Authors On Why They Write

curiosityquills:

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33 Authors On Why They Write     

http://thoughtcatalog.com/rachel-hodin/2013/09/31-authors-on-why-they-write

Fellow blogging writers, let’s add our own voices! 

Because I get depressed when I don’t. Because I believe in the importance of stories. Because there is nothing else that gives me so much satisfaction. Because I want to make people feel while I feel when I read.

Time Disappears in a Good Book by cellar_door_films on Flickr.
books on trains at the mandarin by Jonill on Flickr.