Do you ever get to a part of the book where you get so angry with the main character because he just did something you specifically asked him not to do and now you’re going to have to sit there and watch as he tries to deal with all of the problems that his mistake brought about when, if he had just listened to you in the first place, it would have all been fine?
that terrifying feeling when you are finishing a book and THERE AREN’T ENOUGH PAGES LEFT FOR ALL OF THE THINGS THAT NEED TO HAPPEN.
Bohumil Hrabal, Too Loud a Solitude
|—||Julian Barnes (via herecomessickning)|
have you ever been reading something and completely understood a line of foreshadowing and just whispered “shit”
Lewis Buzbee, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop (via prettybooks)
There are certain books I adore because of the period of my life during which I first read and adored them, and it’s impossible for me to escape the history when I reads them now.
A reader recently dropped this in my inbox, noting that her friend “mentioned printing it out and hanging it in his apartment. I did him one better, and made it a poster. I thought maybe you’d like to see it, so here you go.”
For any of you interested in one of your own, a high-resolution PDF can be found at: http://www.mediafire.com/?cx9wytz8824tsq9
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