A place for those who study English literature to express their discontent in everything from the misuse of apostrophes to lack of income. Some say we're pretentious asshats. They may be right. But at least we're well-read.
Books were only one type of receptacle where we stored a lot of things we were afraid we might forget. There is nothing magical in them at all. The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us. Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (via kayleyhyde)
Every work of fiction, he believed, was an illusion, a world created by a writer to convey a particular effect to readers. Sparknotes on Guy de Maupassant (via thechicgriffin)
- Mom: You spend too much money on books.
- Me: It's either that or drugs.
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