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gingerhaze:

I am far too tender a soul for this Song of Ice and Fire nonsense, and I’ve already ordered the second book.

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Exactly how I feel right now -_-

gingerhaze:

I am far too tender a soul for this Song of Ice and Fire nonsense, and I’ve already ordered the second book.

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Exactly how I feel right now -_-

bookmania:

Heritage Tunnel, 2009 // Books, mirrors, woods // 243 x 198 cm. // Briccio Santos // (B. 1949 Manila, Philippines) (photo by kit kit)


This was one of my favourite pieces at SAM’s South-East Asian showcase back in March this year. Quite unnerving to stare down the tunnel.

bookmania:

Heritage Tunnel, 2009 // Books, mirrors, woods // 243 x 198 cm. // Briccio Santos // (B. 1949 Manila, Philippines) (photo by kit kit)

This was one of my favourite pieces at SAM’s South-East Asian showcase back in March this year. Quite unnerving to stare down the tunnel.

(via afrdrk)

There’s a Book Exchange hosted by the National Library tomorrow! Get a coupon for every used book you drop off, and use the coupons to redeem other used books.
Saturday, 16th April, 830am to 6pm at the National Library on Victoria St.

There’s a Book Exchange hosted by the National Library tomorrow! Get a coupon for every used book you drop off, and use the coupons to redeem other used books.

Saturday, 16th April, 830am to 6pm at the National Library on Victoria St.

najmetender:

Been saving this book to read on the flight. Anybody read this yet?

Looks fantastically steampunk. Why am I not already reading him? The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse? Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls? The Brightonomicon? Armageddon: The Musical? RIDICULOUS SCI-FI MUCH

najmetender:

Been saving this book to read on the flight. Anybody read this yet?

Looks fantastically steampunk. Why am I not already reading him? The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse? Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls? The Brightonomicon? Armageddon: The Musical? RIDICULOUS SCI-FI MUCH

najmetender:

devincastro:

Oy! If you’ve finished reading a novel, ask The Book Seer what to read next. It’s definitely my new best friend, just saying.
Give it a try.

najmetender:

devincastro:

Oy! If you’ve finished reading a novel, ask The Book Seer what to read next. It’s definitely my new best friend, just saying.

Give it a try.

mindset:

cosmicbus:

I think this would make a neat Christmas present!

FOR ME

mindset:

cosmicbus:

I think this would make a neat Christmas present!

FOR ME

thinair:

newsweek:

thedailywhat:

Retrofuturistic Thing of the Day: French illustrator Stéphane Massa-Bidal, AKA Rétrofuturs, has designed a set of sweet vintage-style covers for nonexistent books on popular web services.
Check them out here.
[via.]

Where do we get a Newsweek one?


Retro book covers à la Olly Moss are getting old (no pun intended), but these are pretty nice.

thinair:

newsweek:

thedailywhat:

Retrofuturistic Thing of the Day: French illustrator Stéphane Massa-Bidal, AKA Rétrofuturs, has designed a set of sweet vintage-style covers for nonexistent books on popular web services.

Check them out here.

[via.]

Where do we get a Newsweek one?

Retro book covers à la Olly Moss are getting old (no pun intended), but these are pretty nice.

najmetender:

The most incredible way to learn all about History. I have four or five of these in my library.

I loved these! As a kid I frequented the old National Library before it was replaced by a freaking tunnel, and I’m quite sure I borrowed every book they had in the series.

najmetender:

The most incredible way to learn all about History. I have four or five of these in my library.

I loved these! As a kid I frequented the old National Library before it was replaced by a freaking tunnel, and I’m quite sure I borrowed every book they had in the series.

A Short History of Nearly Everything
Looking through my books really gets me thinking. This one was a graduating gift from my English teacher and all-round mentor and friend whom I really should’ve treated better but I was such an awkward and problematic kid. He wrote in the front cover: Dear Justin, I thought about you when I saw this title — your intellectual ability and capacity covers nearly everything. I hope you will make full use of it in the years to come. Take care! It’s the nicest thing and the only time a teacher has mentioned my supposed smarts without trying to make me feel bad about never doing my homework or being generally difficult. I feel like I’ve let him down though. I really could’ve done better in the years since secondary school.

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Looking through my books really gets me thinking. This one was a graduating gift from my English teacher and all-round mentor and friend whom I really should’ve treated better but I was such an awkward and problematic kid. He wrote in the front cover: Dear Justin, I thought about you when I saw this title — your intellectual ability and capacity covers nearly everything. I hope you will make full use of it in the years to come. Take care! It’s the nicest thing and the only time a teacher has mentioned my supposed smarts without trying to make me feel bad about never doing my homework or being generally difficult. I feel like I’ve let him down though. I really could’ve done better in the years since secondary school.

najmetender:

nerf:

Did I say library? Turns out there’s a used book sale at Bras Basah and I’m $20 down but 6 books richer.

Join my book club! Book swap with me!

Do you track your books somewhere like on one of the Facebook apps? If you’re really into it you should check out Readernaut, because I’m OCD and if I could I’d digitally catalogue everything in my life I would. So anyway my point was maybe I could make a list of what books I actually own over there. But first I would need to dig into my tiny shelves and dive under a metric crapload of crap to figure out what books still survive in my possession and that feels like a lot of work.

I guess I could just do the BBC list thing first.

Book Titles, If They Were Written Today

yourmonkeycalled:

Then: The Wealth of Nations
Now:  Invisible Hands: The Mysterious Market Forces That Control Our Lives and How to Profit from Them

Then: Walden
Now:  Camping with Myself: Two Years in American Tuscany

Then: The Theory of the Leisure Class
Now:  Buying Out Loud: The Unbelievable Truth About What We Consume and What It Says About Us

Then: The Gospel of Matthew
Now:  40 Days and a Mule: How One Man Quit His Job and Became the Boss

Then: The Prince
Now:  The Prince (Foreword by Oprah Winfrey)

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