nprbooks:

You guys!  We are so VERY excited to be the ones to announce this year’s National Book Award finalists! Check out the full list here.

nprbooks:

You guys!  We are so VERY excited to be the ones to announce this year’s National Book Award finalists! Check out the full list here.

(via nationalbook)

buzzfeedbooks:

Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist, on the books that made her who she is today.
slightlyignorant:

So true.

nationalbook:

Our LONGLIST for the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction

teachingliteracy:

(by Mike Crupi)

Sometimes you just need to keep reading after you’ve turned off the lights 

teachingliteracy:

(by Mike Crupi)

Sometimes you just need to keep reading after you’ve turned off the lights 

(via teacoffeebooks)

"Convince yourself that you are working in clay, not marble, on paper not eternal bronze: Let that first sentence be as stupid as it wishes."

— Jacques Barzun (via writersrelief)

duttonbooks:

lunch break! 

duttonbooks:

lunch break! 

(Source: leeandlow)

"Artists procrastinate. They also persist. What is certain is that we carry ideas around for longer than we know, and part of the artistic venture is unearthing the source."

Avery Erwin (via millionsmillions)

nationalbook:

The Wizard of Oz gets a makeover.
(via).


(by phoebeagle)