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ablogwithaview:

Time to give Frankenstein a try!
( paygeturner!)

October’s a great month to revisit Frankenstein!

ablogwithaview:

Time to give Frankenstein a try!

( paygeturner!)

October’s a great month to revisit Frankenstein!

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cccartwheelsinyourhonour:

Moments of their secret life together burst like stars upon his memory. ~ James Joyce, The Dead

cccartwheelsinyourhonour:

Moments of their secret life together burst like stars upon his memory. ~ James Joyce, The Dead

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coriclanus:

The tragedy of Macbeth

See our Macbeth here

coriclanus:

The tragedy of Macbeth

See our Macbeth here

(Source: hddlston, via alittlebookthief)

literaturelove:

Wizard of Oz Litograph!! Check litographs!
http://www.litographs.com
literaturelove:

Wizard of Oz Litograph!! Check litographs!
http://www.litographs.com

literaturelove:

Wizard of Oz Litograph!!
Check litographs!

http://www.litographs.com

erikkwakkel:

Bookmarks before browsers
These four medieval bookmarks are 500-700 years old, yet they are smarter than what we use for our modern books - or even in our web browsers. Some just help you find your way back to a certain page, but others do so much more: they mark text column and line, in addition to the page. The lower one, for example, is like a computer that you program. Sliding it up and down, and turning its disk, means you will find your way back to a very specific place: the very line where you left off the day before.
More information on these rare devices and how they work in this blog I wrote about them.
Pics: Leiden, University Library, BPL 2001 (top); Utrecht, UB, MS 146 (bookmark labeled “B”); Amsterdam, Universiteitsbibliotheek, MSS I G 56-57 (heart-shaped bookmarks); and Harvard, Houghton Library, MS 277 (bottom).
erikkwakkel:

Bookmarks before browsers
These four medieval bookmarks are 500-700 years old, yet they are smarter than what we use for our modern books - or even in our web browsers. Some just help you find your way back to a certain page, but others do so much more: they mark text column and line, in addition to the page. The lower one, for example, is like a computer that you program. Sliding it up and down, and turning its disk, means you will find your way back to a very specific place: the very line where you left off the day before.
More information on these rare devices and how they work in this blog I wrote about them.
Pics: Leiden, University Library, BPL 2001 (top); Utrecht, UB, MS 146 (bookmark labeled “B”); Amsterdam, Universiteitsbibliotheek, MSS I G 56-57 (heart-shaped bookmarks); and Harvard, Houghton Library, MS 277 (bottom).
erikkwakkel:

Bookmarks before browsers
These four medieval bookmarks are 500-700 years old, yet they are smarter than what we use for our modern books - or even in our web browsers. Some just help you find your way back to a certain page, but others do so much more: they mark text column and line, in addition to the page. The lower one, for example, is like a computer that you program. Sliding it up and down, and turning its disk, means you will find your way back to a very specific place: the very line where you left off the day before.
More information on these rare devices and how they work in this blog I wrote about them.
Pics: Leiden, University Library, BPL 2001 (top); Utrecht, UB, MS 146 (bookmark labeled “B”); Amsterdam, Universiteitsbibliotheek, MSS I G 56-57 (heart-shaped bookmarks); and Harvard, Houghton Library, MS 277 (bottom).
erikkwakkel:

Bookmarks before browsers
These four medieval bookmarks are 500-700 years old, yet they are smarter than what we use for our modern books - or even in our web browsers. Some just help you find your way back to a certain page, but others do so much more: they mark text column and line, in addition to the page. The lower one, for example, is like a computer that you program. Sliding it up and down, and turning its disk, means you will find your way back to a very specific place: the very line where you left off the day before.
More information on these rare devices and how they work in this blog I wrote about them.
Pics: Leiden, University Library, BPL 2001 (top); Utrecht, UB, MS 146 (bookmark labeled “B”); Amsterdam, Universiteitsbibliotheek, MSS I G 56-57 (heart-shaped bookmarks); and Harvard, Houghton Library, MS 277 (bottom).

erikkwakkel:

Bookmarks before browsers

These four medieval bookmarks are 500-700 years old, yet they are smarter than what we use for our modern books - or even in our web browsers. Some just help you find your way back to a certain page, but others do so much more: they mark text column and line, in addition to the page. The lower one, for example, is like a computer that you program. Sliding it up and down, and turning its disk, means you will find your way back to a very specific place: the very line where you left off the day before.

More information on these rare devices and how they work in this blog I wrote about them.

Pics: Leiden, University Library, BPL 2001 (top); Utrecht, UB, MS 146 (bookmark labeled “B”); Amsterdam, Universiteitsbibliotheek, MSS I G 56-57 (heart-shaped bookmarks); and Harvard, Houghton Library, MS 277 (bottom).

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nprbooks:

Image: Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, poet and wit Oscar Wilde, circa 1881. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Today (Oct. 16) is the 160th anniversary of Oscar Wilde’s birth. And what better way to mark the occasion than with some of his wittiest material? Par exemple:
“It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.”
“The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.”
“Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.”
And there’s lots more over on Mental Floss.

nprbooks:

Image: Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, poet and wit Oscar Wilde, circa 1881. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Today (Oct. 16) is the 160th anniversary of Oscar Wilde’s birth. And what better way to mark the occasion than with some of his wittiest material? Par exemple:

  • “It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.”
  • “The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.”
  • “Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.”

And there’s lots more over on Mental Floss.

Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.

Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel (via references-to-life)

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literaturelove:

Okay, had to share these shirts I got from @litographs I got Alice in Wonderland (pictured here) and Wizard of Oz. These comfortable shirts actually have the words from these books printed on them (around 40,000 words!!) This website is the coolest thing, and they have t shirts posters and totes in many books in great designs!! They also donate a book to a child in need when you buy! Check out Litographs!!

Thanks for sharing!

literaturelove:

Okay, had to share these shirts I got from @litographs I got Alice in Wonderland (pictured here) and Wizard of Oz. These comfortable shirts actually have the words from these books printed on them (around 40,000 words!!) This website is the coolest thing, and they have t shirts posters and totes in many books in great designs!! They also donate a book to a child in need when you buy! Check out Litographs!!

Thanks for sharing!

chroniclebooks:

#ThisIsMyBookstore (top-bottom):
Love Vintage Books in Willoughby, Sydney, Australia. Photo by @chloeferres
E. M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore in Oakland, California. Photo by @irenekly
Aardvark Books in San Francisco, California. Photo by @kjaller
Bell’s Books in Palo Alto, California. Photo by @laurendavison
Tag your photos of your favorite or newly discovered indie bookstores with #ThisIsMyBookstore for a chance to be featured.
chroniclebooks:

#ThisIsMyBookstore (top-bottom):
Love Vintage Books in Willoughby, Sydney, Australia. Photo by @chloeferres
E. M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore in Oakland, California. Photo by @irenekly
Aardvark Books in San Francisco, California. Photo by @kjaller
Bell’s Books in Palo Alto, California. Photo by @laurendavison
Tag your photos of your favorite or newly discovered indie bookstores with #ThisIsMyBookstore for a chance to be featured.
chroniclebooks:

#ThisIsMyBookstore (top-bottom):
Love Vintage Books in Willoughby, Sydney, Australia. Photo by @chloeferres
E. M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore in Oakland, California. Photo by @irenekly
Aardvark Books in San Francisco, California. Photo by @kjaller
Bell’s Books in Palo Alto, California. Photo by @laurendavison
Tag your photos of your favorite or newly discovered indie bookstores with #ThisIsMyBookstore for a chance to be featured.
chroniclebooks:

#ThisIsMyBookstore (top-bottom):
Love Vintage Books in Willoughby, Sydney, Australia. Photo by @chloeferres
E. M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore in Oakland, California. Photo by @irenekly
Aardvark Books in San Francisco, California. Photo by @kjaller
Bell’s Books in Palo Alto, California. Photo by @laurendavison
Tag your photos of your favorite or newly discovered indie bookstores with #ThisIsMyBookstore for a chance to be featured.

chroniclebooks:

#ThisIsMyBookstore (top-bottom):

  • Love Vintage Books in Willoughby, Sydney, Australia. Photo by @chloeferres
  • E. M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore in Oakland, California. Photo by @irenekly
  • Aardvark Books in San Francisco, California. Photo by @kjaller
  • Bell’s Books in Palo Alto, California. Photo by @laurendavison

Tag your photos of your favorite or newly discovered indie bookstores with #ThisIsMyBookstore for a chance to be featured.

(via rachelfershleiser)

love is more thicker than forget
more thinner than recall
more seldom than a wave is wet
more frequent than to fail

it is most mad and moonly
and less it shall unbe
than all the sea which only
is deeper than the sea

love is less always than to win
less never than alive
less bigger than the least begin
less littler than forgive

it is most sane and sunly
and more it cannot die
than all the sky which only
is higher than the sky

ee cummings