Sherlock

Sherlock

And that’s why books are never going to die. It’s impossible. It’s the only time we really go into the mind of a stranger, and we find our common humanity doing this. So the book doesn’t only belong to the writer, it belongs to the reader as well, and then together you make it what it is.
Paul Auster
When all the details fit in perfectly, something is probably wrong with the story.
Charles Baxter; Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction
Born to read, forced to work!

Born to read, forced to work!

I’m just gonna believe that Robin Williams is stuck in Jumanji until someone rolls an 8 or 5.

Jose Barajas

[R.I.P. Robin William’s ashes were scattered over the San Francisco Bay]

thorindurin:

For those who have never heard J.R.R. Tolkien sing, voilà!


“That’s what Bilbo Baggins hates!” sung by the legend himself.

The right wing Republican giving tree.

The right wing Republican giving tree.

Blessed are the weird people - poets, misfits, writers, mystics, painters, troubadours - for they teach us to see the world through different eyes.
Jacob Nordby (via stainedpoems)
ilovereadingandwriting:

Some books (via Pinterest)

I like the books that swallow you up, heart and soul.

ilovereadingandwriting:

Some books (via Pinterest)

I like the books that swallow you up, heart and soul.

How Well Do You Know Classic Literature?

I got 18 out of 18 ! How do you measure up?

Marilyn Monroe photographed by John Vachon at the Banff Springs Hotel  in Canada, 1953

booklover:

000024 (by Elif.Güney)

Books. Everywhere Books.

booklover:

000024 (by Elif.Güney)

Books. Everywhere Books.

Happy birthday H.P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937)
“I couldn’t live a week without a private library—indeed, I’d part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I’d let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.”
Ten Things You Should Know About H.P. Lovecraft

Happy birthday H.P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937)

“I couldn’t live a week without a private library—indeed, I’d part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I’d let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.”

Ten Things You Should Know About H.P. Lovecraft

I highly recommend these novels.