I’m the kind of girl who fantasizes about being trapped in a library overnight.

—Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell (via ahhhmayzing)

firstbook:

We want every kid to have happiness!

firstbook:

We want every kid to have happiness!

scribnerbooks:

Happy Birthday, Papa!

scribnerbooks:

Happy Birthday, Papa!

(Source: bloodydifficult)

literaryjukebox:

The compensation of growing old [is] that the passions remain as strong as ever, but one has gained—at last!—the power which adds the supreme flavour to existence,—the power of taking hold of experience, of turning it around, slowly, in the light.

Virginia Woolf in Mrs. Dalloway

Song: “Mosaic” by Patti Smith

g1988:

The artwork from Joey Spiotto’s new show “Storytime” is NOW ONLINE! See the entire show here: 

http://nineteeneightyeight.com/collections/joey-spiotto-storytime

And don’t forget to enter Joey’s raffle to win the Guardians of the Galaxy one-of-a-kind album! (see details at the above link)

literaryjukebox:

Not to find one’s way in a city may well be uninteresting and banal. It requires ignorance — nothing more. But to lose oneself in a city — as one loses oneself in a forest — that calls for quite a different schooling.

Walter Benjamin in “A Berlin Chronicle,” found in One-Way Street and Other Writings

Song: “Lost” by Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra

slaughterhouse90210:

“I am tempted to think that to be despised by her sex is a very great compliment to a woman.” ― Margaret Atwood, The Penelopiad

slaughterhouse90210:

“I am tempted to think that to be despised by her sex is a very great compliment to a woman.”
― Margaret Atwood,
The Penelopiad