The Pleasure of Reading to Impress Yourself - The New Yorker. PHOTOGRAPH BY FERDINANDO SCIANNA/MAGNUM.
Letter to Borges: Susan Sontag on Books, Self-Transcendence, and Reading in the…
“Books are not only the arbitrary sum of our dreams, and our memory. They also give us the model of self-transcendence.”
Codex Seraphinianus: History’s Most Bizarre and Beautiful Encyclopedia, Brought…
Codex Seraphinianus: History’s Most Bizarre and Beautiful Encyclopedia, Brought Back to Life, I'd love to draw and write one :)
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki '...tells the entwined stories of a writer named Ruth in British Columbia and a girl named Nao in Japan." via Flavorwire
"The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and God and whether you should shave under your arms or not. These things are your becoming." - Cheryl Strayed