26 8 / 2014

25 8 / 2014

missoulapubliclibrary:

cheshirelibrary:

Map of the City Where Every Novel Takes Place

[via electricliterature.com]

In this bookish city, Animal Farm is a farm off of Wuthering Heights road. The park system includes Lunar Park, Jurassic Park, Mansfield Parkand The Asphalt Jungle. You can go hiking At the Mountains of Madness and Cold Mountain, or take a dip in Dead Lagoon.

Designed by Dorothy, you can purchase the map as a 60cm x 80cm print

This is super cool. Where would you like to live?

24 8 / 2014

(Source: mihtrandir, via mal-ya)

23 8 / 2014

butyoudontlooklikealibrarian:

This is apparently where they shelve all the best books at my public library.

Best. Shelf label. Ever. I hope they never, ever shift their collection, because that would be a tragedy.

butyoudontlooklikealibrarian:

This is apparently where they shelve all the best books at my public library.

Best. Shelf label. Ever. I hope they never, ever shift their collection, because that would be a tragedy.

(via blclibrary)

21 8 / 2014

20 8 / 2014

nprbooks:

Today’s top book news item:
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s rough memoir of frontier life, which served as the basis for her Little House on the Prairie series, will be published this fall as Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography. The Associated Press reports, “The not-safe-for-children tales include stark scenes of domestic abuse, love triangles gone awry and a man who lit himself on fire while drunk off whiskey,” adding, “Wilder and her daughter Rose Wilder Lane, herself a well-known author, tried and failed to get an edited version of the autobiography published throughout the early 1930s.” It will be published by the South Dakota State Historical Society Press.

nprbooks:

Today’s top book news item:

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s rough memoir of frontier life, which served as the basis for her Little House on the Prairie series, will be published this fall as Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography. The Associated Press reports, “The not-safe-for-children tales include stark scenes of domestic abuse, love triangles gone awry and a man who lit himself on fire while drunk off whiskey,” adding, “Wilder and her daughter Rose Wilder Lane, herself a well-known author, tried and failed to get an edited version of the autobiography published throughout the early 1930s.” It will be published by the South Dakota State Historical Society Press.

20 8 / 2014

missoulapubliclibrary:

seancecafe:

We create fantasy because, without it, reality would be unbearable.
Illustration by Kristin Kest

We love this.

missoulapubliclibrary:

seancecafe:

We create fantasy because, without it, reality would be unbearable.

Illustration by Kristin Kest

We love this.

20 8 / 2014

"When you grow up poor, sometimes books are the only connection you have to the world that exists outside your neighborhood. You begin to imagine that the people in those books matter. You imagine that they are important—maybe even immortal—because someone wrote about them. But you? When you fail to find yourself in books—or people like you, who live in neighborhoods like yours, who look like you and love like you—you begin to question your place in the world. You begin to question if those people who make up your neighborhood and your family are worth writing about, if you are worth writing about. Maybe no one thinks about them or you. Maybe no one sees you."

19 8 / 2014

19 8 / 2014