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books-and-cookies:

I wish it were possible to re-read my favourite books and experience them as I did that first time. The wonder, the excitement, the heartbreak. Everything. I want that first time with a book again.

He liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.

newsperanza:

Too accurate to be ignored. 

(Source: iraffiruse)

theparisreview:

Manuscript page of an unpublished Allen Ginsberg poem.

theparisreview:

Manuscript page of an unpublished Allen Ginsberg poem.

She’d become an English major for the purest and dullest of reasons: because she loved to read.

Only-begotten, Pluto’s honor’d wife, O venerable Goddess, source of life:‘Tis thine in earth’s profundities to dwell,Fast by the wide and dismal gates of hell:Jove’s holy offspring, of a beauteous mien,Fatal, with lovely locks, infernal queen

Only-begotten, Pluto’s honor’d wife, 
O venerable Goddess, source of life:
‘Tis thine in earth’s profundities to dwell,
Fast by the wide and dismal gates of hell:
Jove’s holy offspring, of a beauteous mien,
Fatal, with lovely locks, infernal queen

(Source: pasqualinoh)

postapocalypticstressdisorder:

I want to write a book and live inside of it.

postapocalypticstressdisorder:

I want to write a book and live inside of it.

In reality, every reader, while he is reading, is the reader of his own self. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument, which he offers to the reader to permit him to discern what, without the book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. The reader’s recognition in his own self of what the book says is the proof of its truth.

(Source: hxcfairy)

bakedmonkey:

There’s just something about it #bioshockinfinite #Bioshock #songbird #cage #constantsandvariables (at Columbia)

bakedmonkey:

There’s just something about it #bioshockinfinite #Bioshock #songbird #cage #constantsandvariables (at Columbia)