When a nation forgets her skill in war, when her religion becomes a mockery,...– Robert E. Howard
Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page...– Carol Shields; The Republic of Love
I couldn’t live a week without a private library - indeed, I’d part...– H. P. Lovecraft
25 Things I've learned from Opening a Bookstore →
aka-broken-arrow: 1. People are getting rid of bookshelves. Treat the money you budgeted for shelving as found money. Go to garage sales and cruise the curbs. 2. While you’re drafting that business plan, cut your projected profits in half. People are getting rid of bookshelves. 3. If someone comes in and asks where to find the historical fiction, they’re not looking for classics, they...
The Pulp Magazines Project: Preserving Popular... →
The Pulp Magazines Project is a massive undertaking to preserve a vital aspect of American history—the pulp fiction magazines, magazines that launched the careers of legendary names in literary history including Edgar Rice Burroughs, Dashiell Hammett, L. Ron Hubbard and Louis L’Amour, among others. The Golden Gazette News recently interviewed Patrick Scott Belk from the Pulp Magazines Project,...
He was a man born out of his time—a strange blending of Puritan and Cavalier,...– Robert E. Howard; The Moon of Skulls (quoted from the Del Rey copy of The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane, p. 127).
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.– William Faulkner; Essays, Speeches & Public Letters [Happy 4th to those of you who live in the U.S.. Cheers!]
The most exhausting thing in life, I have discovered, is being insincere.– Anne Morrow Lindbergh; Gift from the Sea
Living with life is very hard. Mostly we do our best to stifle life - to be tame...– Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (via psychotherapy)