explore-blog:

For Marilyn Monroe's birthday, Open Culture digs up this wonderful photo of her reading Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass – another manifestation of Monroe’s little-known literary side, best embodied in her unpublished poems and penchant for Ulysses.

explore-blog:

For Marilyn Monroe's birthday, Open Culture digs up this wonderful photo of her reading Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass – another manifestation of Monroe’s little-known literary side, best embodied in her unpublished poems and penchant for Ulysses.

Do you suffer when you write? I don’t at all. Suffer like a bastard when don’t write, or just before, and feel empty and fucked out afterwards. But never feel as good as while writing.
Ernest Hemingway
louijover:

from moments like this

louijover:

from moments like this

We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel… is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.
Ursula K. Le Guin (via wordsnquotes)
Stan “the man” Lee would certainly know reading is good!

Stan “the man” Lee would certainly know reading is good!

slightlyignorant:

"More Books Than Space" by 0olong

Story of my life!

slightlyignorant:

"More Books Than Space" by 0olong

Story of my life!

Make time to read.

Make time to read.

Always.

Always.

austinkleon:

Photographs of writers at work.

Note how many standing desks! See also a great book on the subject, The Writer’s Desk.

Filed under: work spaces

kitty-en-classe:

A family album by Bruce Weber for Gianni Versace 96-97 

kitty-en-classe:

A family album by Bruce Weber for Gianni Versace 96-97 

slightlyignorant:

Nishant Choksi

slightlyignorant:

Nishant Choksi

homemade-appalachian-whiskey:

If this was a little more disorganized I’d say it was the work desk of Sherlock Holmes.

homemade-appalachian-whiskey:

If this was a little more disorganized I’d say it was the work desk of Sherlock Holmes.

Amen to that!

Amen to that!

If you live off a man’s compliments, you’ll die from his criticism.
Cornelius Lindsey (via wanksclub)