Posts tagged books

Posted 3 months ago

Why We Broke Up, a mix inspired by the writings of Daniel Handler and the art of Maira Kalman. 

1. Untitled - Interpol // 2. Blue Blood - Foals // 3. Help I’m Alive - Metric // 4. Charlie Brown - Coldplay // 5. Que’ Onda Guero - Beck // 6. Anthems for a Seventeen Year-Old Girl - Broken Social Scene // 7. 16, Maybe Less - Calexico and Iron & Wine // 8. Sleepdriving - Grand Archives // 9. Lovers in Japan (Osaka Sun Mix) - Coldplay // 10. Neighborhood #1(Tunnels) - Arcade Fire // 11. Norway - Beach House // 12. By Your Side - Beachwood Sparks // 13. For Emma - Bon Iver // 14. Destroyer - David Gray // 15. Islands - The xx // 16. Wolf Like Me - TV on the Radio // 17. Daylight - Matt & Kim // 18. The Tape - Working for a Nuclear Free City // 19. Title Track - Death Cab for Cutie // 20. Stars - The xx // 21. Strange Condition - Pete Yorn // 22. Snowden - Doves // 23. Nicest Thing - Kate Nash // 24. The Geese of Beverly Road  - The National // 25. Lay Me Down - The Frames // 26. Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division // 27. We Haven’t Turned Around - Gomez // 28. Chasing Pavements - Adele // 29. Chicago - Sufjan Steves // 30. Awake My Soul - Mumford & Sons // 31. Flying Over Bus Stops - Athlete

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Posted 9 months ago

On How to Take a Swing: "Good Prose" by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd -

As I work on my small notes for this year’s NaNoWriMo (my first full attempt), I found this little gem on the LA Review of Books site. While the article is more of a book review, there’s are some interesting things of note that I found inspiring and useful for the growth of my future novel.

Posted 1 year ago

Saw in a parking lot. These look like my kind of people.

Posted 1 year ago

If a book bores you, please don’t feel guilty about walking away from its pages. There are millions of other books waiting for you.

Posted 1 year ago

"I open at the close."

The great reread of Harry Potter has been completed. I’m currently a mess. Gonna start rereading Percy Jackson starting tomorrow. I won’t be such a mess with that series. (Or at least until I get to the Mark of Athena. Oh boy.)

Posted 1 year ago

A quick reminder that it’s okay to look up an author’s information when sorting through library donations. Sometimes you discover that said author was on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. And that it’s okay that you don’t accept said “author’s” manifesto for an academic library setting.

Posted 1 year ago

Found in the Library’s basement storage. Nixon’s kinda my favorite. #books #presidents

Posted 1 year ago

The Vietnamese cover of Gone with the Wind. #books #what

Posted 1 year ago

Morning routine. #coffee #books

Posted 1 year ago
The bruises he gave himself fighting us were purple buzz saws, infant hurricanes.
Juniot Diaz, “This Is How You Lose Her”
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My Sunday afternoon #books #lit #juniotdiaz

Posted 1 year ago
Damn Straight I Am. Librarian for Life!

Damn Straight I Am.

Librarian for Life!

(Source: magicblood)