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colourmyworld:

My bookshelves are pretty

colourmyworld:

My bookshelves are pretty

(via avril-bon-vivant)

“There are no ‘secrets’ to ‘success.’ There are successful idiots and successful geniuses and lucky successful people and hoards of people who deserve success and have none of it. We do not make ourselves.”

—   Siri Hustvedt
countingbooks:

Reading:
The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Ava Rice

countingbooks:

Reading:
The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Ava Rice

(via books-cupcakes)

“All I know is that I love reading books, and when I write I want my books to be like the books I love: solid, thoughtful, cliché-less, and both mindful of the ugliness of the world and also the beauty of being alive.”

—   David Mitchell (via mttbll)

(Source: therumpus.net, via mttbll)

properkidproblems:

On The Blog // Summer Reading List

“For me, writing from the point of view of young people brings me back to the great pleasure I first had when reading as a child — when I galloped breathlessly through books, when I would come home loaded down with library books and really become lost and entranced in them. Writing about young people is a way to bring back that readerly excitement.”

—   Donna Tartt

“I think that you can make just about anybody sympathetic if you withhold judgment, and you simply try to inhabit their psyche and render on the page the actual experience of their lives.”

—   Anthony Marra
bookpeopleaustin:

A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA Wins First Ever John LeonardView Post

bookpeopleaustin:

A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA Wins First Ever John Leonard

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