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Currently reading:
A Dance With Dragons
The Screwtape Letters
St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
American Gods

you guys

tonight at my bookstore 

I checked out…

wait for it…

JUNOT DIAZ

!!!!!!!!!!!!

artchipel:

Artist on Tumblr

Jon Klassen | on Tumblr (b.1981, Canada)  

Jon Klassen is a Canadian writer and illustrator of children’s books and an animator. Born in Winnipeg and grew up Toronto, he studied animation at Sheridan College and graduated in 2005. The Los Angeles-based artist might have made his first big splash as an animator, working as a concept artist on high profile animation projects including Coraline and Kung Fu Panda 2This Is Not My Hat, which he also wrote. He is also well known for his 2011 picture book I Want My Hat Back.

© All images courtesy the artist

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theparisreview:

This fall, Boston plans to erect an impressive new statue of Edgar Allan Poe: a raven at his side, a veiny heart tumbling from his “trunk full of ideas,” his coat billowing in the wind.
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theparisreview:

This fall, Boston plans to erect an impressive new statue of Edgar Allan Poe: a raven at his side, a veiny heart tumbling from his “trunk full of ideas,” his coat billowing in the wind.

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

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chrisriddellblog:

Love.

“I had thought that words were instruments of precision. Now I know that they devour the world, leaving nothing in its place.”

—   Steven Millhauser, Dangerous Laughter (via juliettetang)

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the-library-and-step-on-it:

LITERARY FRIENDSHIPS:
Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood.

I think Aldous knows that I like him. This is our only bond. We talk such different languages. Every time I open my mouth he is obscurely pained and distressed. I am such a hopeless ignoramus, such a barbarian. “And yet,” I can imagine Aldous saying, “one supposes there is something….these young men who imagined they understood socialism, when, all the time, of course, one saw perfectly clearly —”
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the-library-and-step-on-it:

LITERARY FRIENDSHIPS:

Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood.

I think Aldous knows that I like him. This is our only bond. We talk such different languages. Every time I open my mouth he is obscurely pained and distressed. I am such a hopeless ignoramus, such a barbarian. “And yet,” I can imagine Aldous saying, “one supposes there is something….these young men who imagined they understood socialism, when, all the time, of course, one saw perfectly clearly —”

Read more here.

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dostoyevsky:

Dostoyevsky, 1872.

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lauriehalseanderson:


Bravery is not the absence of fear. Bravery is moving forward despite the fear.

lauriehalseanderson:

Bravery is not the absence of fear. Bravery is moving forward despite the fear.

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“The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good.”

—   Stanley Kubrick (via pro-paganda)

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