I did it. I found the ultimate tumblr bookstore.
why was green eggs and ham banned??
THAT is a really good question
where is this store.
Green Eggs and Ham was banned in the People’s Republic of China for portrayals of early Marxism. In California it was banned due to suggesting homosexual seduction and for being lewd.
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think about the concept of a library. that’s one thing that humanity didn’t fuck up. we did a good thing when we made libraries
"Holy shit I’m so glad they brought back the love triangle."
is a word I learned from my dad when I was young and had just finished reading Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle In Time.
I told him I had been absolutely transported by the story and now felt abandoned by it, that it seemed wholly unfair. The feeling I could most closely compare it to was the nauseating stillness left when the engine of a car shuts off, which I’m not certain is entirely relatable.
Because I was a difficult child I’d been ferried often to and from offices of people who claimed some knowledge of how to deal with children like me.
"Rest, nature, books, music… such is my idea of happiness."
Leo Tolstoy (via gentle-gaze)
This has been a lot of my summer, surprisingly. Sleeping more than usual, curling up in bookstores & inhaling books, eating really good food, going for walks along the tracks with favourite music, & reading in the forest along the Humber.
My 3rd grade teacher once told me to read the books that are the the most damaged on the outside because you can tell by the damage its been read by a lot of people, and there’s usually a great story on the inside.
This advice hasn’t failed me yet.
The last remaining large-scale book store, Barnes & Noble, is struggling. How would its collapse affect the metaphysical book industry?
A really great article from The Wild Hunt & words from the owner of a shop in Atlanta.
The Last Bookstore in downtown L.A., California’s largest independent bookseller.
I was here last week and it’s perfect.
I NEED TO GO
I HAVE LIVED HERE MY ENTIRE LIFE AND NEVER HEARD ABOUT THIS WHY?!!???
Putting this on my to do list when I go to Disney.
on my list with jupiter
Love this bookstore in downtown LA.
Really? I’ll have to try and find it next time I’m up there.
"Gently stroke your books, dear stranger, and remember they are dust."
Miljenko Jergovic, from “The Library”, in Sarajevo Marlboro, translated by Stela Tomaševic