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littlebrown:

Exciting news for the bookish fashionistas out there: Fashion designer Kate Sylvester has created a collection based on the literary world of Donna Tartt! Kate Sylvester calls it "a nonchalant, slouchy celebration of casual luxury and sartorial classics."

See more photos here and here.

WHAT! WANT! That’s such a good idea!

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runwithskizzers:

nerdlustandcatcarvedcuts:

nateswinehart:

Being good to each other is so important, guys.

Well that took an unexpected turn

In a really wonderful way

I mean, you never know.

(via unabridgedbookstore)

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Anonymous said: When is your site going to have an RSS feed? I want to add it my feed reader but it can't find your feed.

smithsonianlibraries:

All tumblr blogs have an RSS feed, however not all tumblr themes have an icon indicating as such. You can easily find the RSS feed link by appending /rss to the end of a tumblr URL thusly:

http://smithsonianlibraries.tumblr.com/rss

FYI!

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openbookstore:

sizvideos:

Video

This is excellent!

"Slutty Iron Man"

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lastnightsreading:

Ariel Schrag at Bluestockings, 8/27/14

Word.

lastnightsreading:

Ariel Schrag at Bluestockings, 8/27/14

Word.

"I’m just excited to be a part of it. I’ve never seen a film like Wild where the woman ends up with no man, no money, no family, no opportunity, but she still has a happy ending.”
—Reese Witherspoon on playing an “unsympathetic” female lead in Wild at How Wild Saved a ‘Lost’ Reese Witherspoon — Vulture

"I’m just excited to be a part of it. I’ve never seen a film like Wild where the woman ends up with no man, no money, no family, no opportunity, but she still has a happy ending.”

—Reese Witherspoon on playing an “unsympathetic” female lead in Wild at How Wild Saved a ‘Lost’ Reese Witherspoon — Vulture

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weirdthingsinbookshops:

Little girl: I like books because they’re like the stories in my head … but better… and with more dragons.

Answers at: Classic first lines of novels in emojis: A quiz. 
We got 10 out of 12! Not bad; we innocently did not cotton on to the eggplant symbolism. How’d you do?

Answers at: Classic first lines of novels in emojis: A quiz. 

We got 10 out of 12! Not bad; we innocently did not cotton on to the eggplant symbolism. How’d you do?

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beatonna:

time for haircut

Kate Beaton is a mind reader, I suffer from the same delusion/consequence.

beatonna:

time for haircut

Kate Beaton is a mind reader, I suffer from the same delusion/consequence.

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We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, ‘You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise you will threaten the man.’ Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Now marriage can be a source of joy and love and mutual support. But why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same? We raise girls to see each other as competitors – not for jobs or for accomplishments, which I think can be a good thing, but for the attention of men. We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are.

We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, ‘You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise you will threaten the man.’ Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Now marriage can be a source of joy and love and mutual support. But why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same? We raise girls to see each other as competitors – not for jobs or for accomplishments, which I think can be a good thing, but for the attention of men. We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are.

(Source: donatellavevo, via vintageanchorbooks)

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