Great Escape Book Store

theparisreview:

“It’s the story of what it means to live in a cultural climate that stifles almost every creative impulse, and why it so often seems we should stop trying.”

Dan Piepenbring on Cory Arcangel’s new book, Working on My Novel, a compilation of tweets from people who are putatively at work on novels.

Great Escape is on the Art Tour!  calebroymitchell will be one of our artists. Yeah! 

Great Escape is on the Art Tour!  calebroymitchell will be one of our artists. Yeah! 

vintageanchorbooks:

doubledaybooks:

horndave:

Books in Wes Anderson movies

Swoon.

Double swoon.

vintageanchorbooks:

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

vintageanchorbooks:

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

fromwithinabook:

Happy Easter! 

fromwithinabook:

Happy Easter! 

fromwithinabook:

The Country Cottage 

13H x 24W x 18D cm

vintageanchor:

“Bookstores, like libraries, are the physical manifestation of the wide world’s longest, most thrilling conversation.”— Richard Russo

vintageanchor:

“Bookstores, like libraries, are the physical manifestation of the wide world’s longest, most thrilling conversation.”
— Richard Russo

(Source: vintageanchorbooks, via bookshelfporn)

theparisreview:

“I see dreams as part of life in general, but reality is much richer.”
RIP Gabriel García Márquez

theparisreview:

“I see dreams as part of life in general, but reality is much richer.”

RIP Gabriel García Márquez

theparisreview:

“As long as books survive in paper and ink, it will be partly because they can also be just this side of disposable—because some will be found, and end up, on a neighbor’s stoop, or at the local thrift store. Because some deserve to.”
Sadie Stein on how to save frozen books.

theparisreview:

“As long as books survive in paper and ink, it will be partly because they can also be just this side of disposable—because some will be found, and end up, on a neighbor’s stoop, or at the local thrift store. Because some deserve to.”

Sadie Stein on how to save frozen books.

historicaltimes:

1905-1908: Leo Tolstoy playing chess with a friend

historicaltimes:

1905-1908: Leo Tolstoy playing chess with a friend