I really like my new penguin clothbound edition of Frankenstein. 


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5 Stories You Should Read Before the New Yorker Archives Close


  1. Referential" by Lorrie Moore
  2. Find the Bad Guy" by Jeffrey Eugenides
  3. Samsa in Love" by Haruki Murakami
  4. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank" by Nathan Englander
  5. The Fountain House" by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya


“Always try to keep a patch of sky above your life.”—Marcel Proust, Swann’s Way


Via O Magazine

Zadie Smith: What It Means to Be Addicted to Reading

"When you read a book, the neurons in your brain fire overtime, deciding what the characters are wearing, how they’re standing, and what it feels like the first time they kiss. No one shows you. The words make suggestions. Your brain paints the pictures."

— Meg Rosoff (via dracoi)


Art of the Book | Some elegantly handled page layouts and typography.