Posts tagged "books"
rachelwalshillustration:

Final outcome for Interweb project- metaphor for the Kindle. There are 40 little books inside.

rachelwalshillustration:

Final outcome for Interweb project- metaphor for the Kindle. There are 40 little books inside.

(via quiethouses)

newsweek:

utnereader:

“Among the many things the Japanese people are mourning this week are their libraries,” writes The Book Bench’s Macy Halford in memoriam. The 9.0-magnitude earthquake that kickstarted  a ring of Pacific tsunamis, displaced thousands of people, and  terminally damaged multiple nuclear reactors recently has also shaken  the Japanese library system to its knees. Read more …

Awful.

“These are images of hope, as much as of disaster, and they speak to the idea that the things most fundamental to a culture—in this case, its codified knowledge—have not been lost.”

newsweek:

utnereader:

“Among the many things the Japanese people are mourning this week are their libraries,” writes The Book Bench’s Macy Halford in memoriam. The 9.0-magnitude earthquake that kickstarted a ring of Pacific tsunamis, displaced thousands of people, and terminally damaged multiple nuclear reactors recently has also shaken the Japanese library system to its knees. Read more …

Awful.

These are images of hope, as much as of disaster, and they speak to the idea that the things most fundamental to a culture—in this case, its codified knowledge—have not been lost.”

npr:

Eyder just pointed this out to me. Books, apparently, won’t save your life! -Wright Bryan

When Lacey began these computations, her toe crossed ground from which it is difficult to return: she started converting objects of beauty into objects of value.
An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin
today:

suicideblonde:

bohemea:

Natalie Portman - Black Swan New York Premiere, November 30th 2010

The ruby on her finger matches the colour of her lips and nails.  Mmmmm.

Natalie Portman, holding a Lolita book purse from Olympia le Tan. The day has finally come when books are used as accessories. 

 I want that purse.

today:

suicideblonde:

bohemea:

Natalie Portman - Black Swan New York Premiere, November 30th 2010

The ruby on her finger matches the colour of her lips and nails.  Mmmmm.

Natalie Portman, holding a Lolita book purse from Olympia le Tan. The day has finally come when books are used as accessories. 

 I want that purse.

avantgal:

Each new piece of knowledge builds on the last, creating a tower that cannot be toppled even by pulling out the bottom-most brick.

avantgal:

Each new piece of knowledge builds on the last, creating a tower that cannot be toppled even by pulling out the bottom-most brick.

(via npr)

New Jonathan Safran Foer book. I’m intrigued and excited. 

New Jonathan Safran Foer book. I’m intrigued and excited. 

-allons-y:

-manicpixiedreamgirl:

Okay, where the hell is this library? I want to visit it.

!!!!!!!!

-allons-y:

-manicpixiedreamgirl:

Okay, where the hell is this library? I want to visit it.

!!!!!!!!

(via loosdoflimits)

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