Spent some time at the lovely, original Shakespeare and Co bookstore in Paris. What an amazing refuge for book-lovers through the decades!

Currently in the city of light for the first part of my spring break! Will make sure to track down all my favorite authors’ old haunts. Hemingway and Fitzgerald, watch out I’m on your tail…

Currently in the city of light for the first part of my spring break! Will make sure to track down all my favorite authors’ old haunts. Hemingway and Fitzgerald, watch out I’m on your tail…

She wanted to die, but she also wanted to live in Paris.
—Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)
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by Maureen Sill

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uncertaintimes:

When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
~ Erasmus  #

uncertaintimes:

When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

~ Erasmus  #

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less-than-one:

Yes hello I am here for Gatsby’s party

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Bringing this back because it is always time for a Gatsby party

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literatureismyutopia:

Book Curtains

literatureismyutopia:

Book Curtains

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beautifulquote:

Beautiful Quote #NewPost [9]

beautifulquote:

Beautiful Quote #NewPost [9]

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newyorker:

Kurt Vonnegut described his artwork as a pursuit that liberated him from the oppressive work of writing. Take a look at some of his whimsical drawings: http://nyr.kr/1gL0YFh
Image from “Kurt Vonnegut Drawings” (Monacelli Press), edited by Nanette Vonnegut, out May 13th.

newyorker:

Kurt Vonnegut described his artwork as a pursuit that liberated him from the oppressive work of writing. Take a look at some of his whimsical drawings: http://nyr.kr/1gL0YFh

Image from “Kurt Vonnegut Drawings” (Monacelli Press), edited by Nanette Vonnegut, out May 13th.

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We have fallen through the surface of want and are deep in the trenches of need.
The Lover’s Dictionary, David Levithan  (via chaoticriotwho)
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