The Daughters of the Late Colonel by Katherine... →
Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was...– Gabriel Garcia Marquez
You can take a pile of rocks and use them to build a house, or you can take the...– Charles Manson It is eerie finding that you agree with a psycopath, but I like the sentiment in this quote. Too bad he is a lunatic murderer that didn’t follow his own advice!
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes...– Anais Nin
No one belongs here more than you: Stories by... →
I am ordering this book right now. She is lovely.
The Book Inscriptions Project →
I collect books with inscriptions. :) My friend Lori just sent me an OLD copy of Pendennis by Thackeray, and I will post pictures of the inscription.
Indeed, what constitues life? Day after day, we put up the brave struggle to...– Renée, The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery This is the point in the book that made me actually like it. Page 97 & 98.
Stunning 360 degree bird's eye view of Paris →
Octavo Digital Rare Books →
I have noticed that my posts are particularly one-tracked. I love books. I can’t help it. :)
Why There's Antifreeze in Your Toothpaste: A Book →
There’s antifreeze in my toothpaste?!?! D:
Vending Machine for books?! →
14 Websites to make you a more intelligent person →
Found this while doing a search for course materials for guided self education, and there are a lot of good resources here. I am particularly fond of http://academicearth.org/. What a great idea.
Which literary heroine are you? →
booklover: suzywire: Anne Shirley You are like Anne Shirley, the heroine of L.M.Montgomery´s famous novels! You´re a very kind person, wise and understanding. In a way, you will never grow up, thanks to your great imagination, rich inner world and original personality. Your dream guy: Dr. Gilbert Blythe. The same result for me. I will always love this character. This book has a special...
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a...– Jeanette Winterson
Traipses in Tumblr
I was following a certain person on tumblr because I had initially found their posts entertaining and even sometimes informative. Today I came to realize that I could not continue to follow this person because I could not stand how combatative she/he is. Look…I totally believe in free expression and the fact that we have a right to our own opinions, etc. I just personally don’t...
Star Wars, an Icelandic Saga? Yay Norse legends! →
Very old pages →
A friendly reading challenge: Read one book a week →
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too...– Madeline L’Engle A Wrinkle in Time was my favorite book growing up, and it still blows me away.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be some kind of library.– Jorge Louis Borges
Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think...– Garrison Keillor
Conservation Book Repair Manual →