nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever. nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever.

nationalbook:

50 tattoo tributes to the books you’ll (hopefully) love forever.

mysharona1987:

Some of the funniest book dedications ever.
mysharona1987:

Some of the funniest book dedications ever.
mysharona1987:

Some of the funniest book dedications ever.
mysharona1987:

Some of the funniest book dedications ever.
mysharona1987:

Some of the funniest book dedications ever.

mysharona1987:

Some of the funniest book dedications ever.

(via pankmagazine)

literatibookstore:

Best place to wait out a storm? 

In a bookstore, with a sleeping puppy.

literatibookstore:

Best place to wait out a storm?

In a bookstore, with a sleeping puppy.

oupacademic:

Otlet’s primarily female staff answered information requests by hand. Without the digital luxury of keyword searches, a single query could take painstaking hours, even days, of sifting through the elaborate index card catalog. (Image: Mundaneum Archive, Belgium)

(via Maria Popova on how Paul Otlet’s vision for cataloging and connecting humanity shaped our world.)

“You cannot use someone else’s fire. You can only use your own. And in order to do that, you must first be willing to believe that you have it.”
— Audre Lorde (via creatingaquietmind)

(via unabridgedbookstore)

suzifgarcia:

So apparently Robert Browning thought a twat was a part of a nun’s outfit? There’s a joke here I can’t quite get my hands around. #ohpoets (at Shapiro Undergraduate Library)

leanintoart:

Recorded in front of a studio audience during Kids Read Comics 2014 at the University of Michigan!

Listen to the audio version here.

Why are some book covers, posters, comics, or even apps more instantly appealing than others? What’s happening in your mind when you find yourself emotionally responding to an image? Is it simply the “magic” of art, or can we unbox the language of visual storytelling to become better educators and creators?

This time Rob and Jerzy explore how we all read visually and how we can all write visually.

Links mentioned:

Connect with Jerzy and Rob

(via thisisaadl)

Some good advice for those looking to publish a collection!