Bookmark found in a book.
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Highlighted passage, Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann, page 289.

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Highlighted passage, Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann, page 289.

artschoolglasses:

The Strand Bookstore in New York.

It is impossible to go here and not walk out with an arm full of books. I feel like this would be a really dangerous place to live near…

More from The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino, page 195.
This times a million.

More from The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino, page 195.

This times a million.

Underlined passage from (a really cool vintage edition of) The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino, page 123.

Photo book requests we got in the mail.

This week’s New Yorker cover by Tom Gauld.

When Tom Gauld sent the first sketch for this week’s cover, “Fall Library,” we discussed a variant where the woman was holding an electronic-book reader. “But I decided against the e-reader,” Gauld says. The image “ended up having too much going on, which made it less interesting. I think the fact that she’s holding one of her millions of books is what’s nice.”

This week’s New Yorker cover by Tom Gauld.

When Tom Gauld sent the first sketch for this week’s cover, “Fall Library,” we discussed a variant where the woman was holding an electronic-book reader. “But I decided against the e-reader,” Gauld says. The image “ended up having too much going on, which made it less interesting. I think the fact that she’s holding one of her millions of books is what’s nice.”

Awesome vintage book cover: The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

Note found in Mendel’s Dwarf by Simon Mawer.


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Edward Gorey’s cover for Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque by Edgar Allan Poe

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Edward Gorey’s cover for Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque by Edgar Allan Poe

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