06 10 / 2014

swoonreads:

The perfect spot.

swoonreads:

The perfect spot.

06 10 / 2014

swoonreads:

Perfection.

swoonreads:

Perfection.

02 10 / 2014

ebookfriendly:

The ultimate fashion accessory

ebookfriendly:

The ultimate fashion accessory

01 10 / 2014

nprbooks:

Images via Getty and WGBH

Fan of T.S. Eliot? Want to buy a possibly-haunted house? The writer’s former summer home in Gloucester, MA is on the market, according to WGBH in Boston — and it’s a place that figures strongly in his writing.

Eliot’s Gloucester years would prove a wellspring throughout his literary career. There’s “The Dry Salvages,” a poem that helped earn him the Nobel Prize in 1948, which is named for a rock formation off the Gloucester coast.

Eliot’s letters to his family, especially to his mother, are also peppered with memories of Gloucester, yearnings for the landscape, and inquiries about their house there.

Read the whole story here.

29 9 / 2014

“We’ll always have Paris.” - Casablanca (1942)

(Source: deniros, via notsosilentwallflower)

25 9 / 2014

24 9 / 2014

catsbeaversandducks:

Dead leaves and the dirty ground… Autumn is here!

Photos via Flickr (Please click on each photo for sources)

24 9 / 2014

23 9 / 2014

(Source: jcsgc1, via swoonreads)

22 9 / 2014

politicsprose:

How Long Does It Take to Read Popular Books?

Going by the average reading rate of most adults (300 words per minute), Personal Creations mocked up this infographic to put some of literature’s most popular works into perspective.

Via Electric Lit.

(via americanlibraryassoc)