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Posts tagged "lit"

Rijksmuseum Research Library, Amsterdam


book wall

We all have the potential to fall in love a thousand times in our lifetime. It’s easy. The first girl I ever loved was someone I knew in sixth grade. Her name was Missy; we talked about horses. The last girl I love will be someone I haven’t even met yet, probably. They all count. But there are certain people you love who do something else; they define how you classify what love is supposed to feel like. These are the most important people in your life, and you’ll meet maybe four or five of these people over the span of 80 years. But there’s still one more tier to all this; there is always one person you love who becomes that definition. It usually happens retrospectively, but it happens eventually. This is the person who unknowingly sets the template for what you will always love about other people, even if some of these loveable qualities are self-destructive and unreasonable. The person who defines your understanding of love is not inherently different than anyone else, and they’re often just the person you happen to meet the first time you really, really, want to love someone. But that person still wins. They win, and you lose. Because for the rest of your life, they will control how you feel about everyone else.

Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story by Chuck Klosterman (via youmightfindyourself)

this is one of the best books i’ve ever read.

remember those (goosebumps, for me) books from the days of grade school where you choose your own ending and you almost always end up dead? well, there’s a whole tumblr of those scenarios and it’s inevitably awesome.

Little Things I Love - {Bookshelves}

(via swashbucklerswan)

Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
 Hazel Rochman  (via sidewalkcracks)

(via sidewalkcracks)

Book Sculpting by Alexander Korzer-Robinson

"The inspiration starts at the point of choosing a book to work on.  Then as I work on the piece the planning part is conscious decisions about what I want to make out of the book.   There are a lot of unconscious decisions and value judgements that come up in this dialogue with the medium. I try to allow for this element of an almost dreamlike forming of connections with the imagery."