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William Faulkner's Underwood Universal Portable typewriter in his office at Rowan Oak, which is now maintained by the University of Mississippi in Oxford as a museum

The ''Faulkner portable." American novelist William Faulkner’s Underwood Universal Portable typewriter, resting on a tiny desk his stepson helped him build. The book next to the typewriter is the 1939 edition of Writer's Market.

Walter Benjamin

Gisèle Freund - Walter Benjamin in the Bibliothèque National, 1937

Although I haven't been through all of them yt, many of these things have happened to me..

25 Signs You're Addicted To Books

25 signs you’re addicted to Books. Welcome to Bookaholics Anonymous. Hi my name is Hannah, and I'm addicted to books. Every year when I go backpacking, at least 5 pounds of the weight in my backpack is a thick hardcover.

The Rory Glimore book Challenge 339 Books Referenced In "Gilmore Girls"

All 339 Books Referenced In "Gilmore Girls"

"I live in two worlds, one is a world of books." According to Australian writer Patrick Lenton, these are all the books that were mentioned in the entire Gilmore Girls series.

Zaintrygował Cię tytuł? Jeśli tak, to dobrze, jeśli nie, to muszę popracować nad bardziej intrygującymi. Przeglądałam sobie wpisy, które udało mi się napisać od lipca i dochodzę do wniosku, że jeszcze na żadnych z moich blogów nie publikowałam tak często, jak tutaj. To w sumie dobrze, ale ja nie o tym. Być może jesteś tu…

Zaintrygował Cię tytuł? Jeśli tak, to dobrze, jeśli nie, to muszę popracować nad bardziej intrygującymi. Przeglądałam sobie wpisy, które udało mi się napisać od lipca i dochodzę do wniosku, że jeszcze na żadnych z moich blogów nie publikowałam tak często, jak tutaj. To w sumie dobrze, ale ja nie o tym. Być może jesteś tu…

"The Power of Engaged Reading -  How to boost our children’s life success? Instill a love of reading"

"The Power of Engaged Reading - How to boost our children’s life success? Instill a love of reading"

10+ Simple But Clever Charts And Infographics By Stephen Wildish

10+ Simple But Clever Charts And Infographics By Stephen Wildish

The story of the Lion King is based off of Hamlet! I learned this in English class with one of my favorite teachers, Mrs. :) This picture illustrates the similarities and differences of the play "Hamlet" and the movie "Lion King".

for us dachshund lovers....E.B. White's letter to authorities about his "harbored" dog :)

White’s ode to the dachshund: The Dachshund’s affectionate, He wants to wed with you: Lie down to sleep, And he’s in bed with you. Sit in a chair, He’s there. Depart, You break his heart.

D.H. Lawrence

The Rainbow by DH Lawrence, book of a lifetime: Eccentric and dangerous.

Share if you like!00010I’ve made a few of these Here are some mistakes you may not be aware that you have made in the past and could be making right now! We’ve all heard of a few catch phrases now and then in books, on the internet, in magazines that we might think are right …

20 Embarrassing Phrases Even Smart People Misuse - Even reputable websites have been caught screwing up these idioms, which spell check often doesn't find.

Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books? - NYTimes.com Excellent artical by children's book writer Walter Dean Myers

Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books?

This article by Walter Dean Myers discusses reading and how he became a writer. It talks about the importance of multicultural materials for children as well. It is important for more than just authors to advocate for these materials.

HOW CHALLENGING LITERATURE SHOWS DEEP RESPECT FOR LEARNERS

How Challenging Literature Shows Deep Respect for Learners

Where Terry retreats when she needs to think and get away from her big cluttered desk.

Where Terry retreats when she needs to think and get away from her big cluttered desk.