Tag Archives: books

americanlibraryassoc: It’s Leo Tolstoy’s 186th birthday!  Artist Roman Muradov illustrated this amazing set of pictures for Google depicting Tolstoy and his masterpieces.

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What happens when you read (reader response theory)

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.  Angela Carter (via book-pause)

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wordpainting: Reading takes you on adventures.

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di-kot-o-me: The Folio Society Makes Beautiful Books, don’t they? …. as a bookseller myself, I understand that books will eventually be prized as art forms rather than information delivery systems…. I am forlorn, yet still, even I can appreciate such … Continue reading

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sugarcoatedfangirl: The Brightest Witch.

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tehlibrarylife: This is where I’ve come to rest on this issue. I will probably continue to lug books with me wherever I go, but I would not take anyone’s eBooks away from them. To each his own.

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chrquietly: Six of my favorite “snow/ice-themed” books: THE STORY OF THE SNOW CHILDREN is probably my all time favorite; the book is small in size and oh, so special.  Bentley’s photography fascinates me…SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY as well as SNOWFLAKES: A Pop-Up … Continue reading

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Thanks to Delightful Children’s Books for a fun, doable, bookish idea for an advent calendar. Even though my boys are a little older, they have still been enjoying opening the bags and reading books from their childhood, together each night. … Continue reading

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alicekaltman: Sweet! And so book-affirming…

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lovely wall art via Books Rock my World on FB

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