If you want to write, if you want to create, you must be the most sublime fool...– Ray Bradbury (via troubled)
NYPL Wire–The New York Public Library: 10... →
nypl: A Ball for Daisy, written and illustrated by Chris Raschka, just won the 2012 Caldecott Medal! Youth Materials Specialist Betsy Bird shares her picks for 10 winners that have stood the test of time. 1942: Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (Viking) These ducklings don’t age…
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry...– Dead Poets Society (via troubled)
Japanese Intelligence in WWII: Successes and... →
Some of my worst friends are books
scribnerbooks: “A book is not company. We engage with it, argue with it, carry it around in our pockets and minds, are haunted by memories of it for years. But it doesn’t argue back, doesn’t engage, never inquires how our day has been, gives only what it wishes. Books are selfish. Everything, every word, is on their terms. That’s what I like about them.” —Rick Gekoski, writing in the...
A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer...– Tim O’Brien And that’s why, after a decade or more not doing so, I am reading fiction again.