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Kathleen Crowley Sure baby, mañana. Email: [email protected] 5,280 I treat my books badly. https://itunes.apple.com/us/developer/kathleen-crowley/id1162505613?mt=8
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“eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. the river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. on some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs.
i am haunted by waters.” norman maclean / a river runs through it -
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comment 22 star 852 2 days ago

All you need for the perfect #hideaway are proper provisions, and a pile of books. #whpuptome

comment 19 star 2,191 5 days ago

❤️giveaway closed❤️
hello, happy love day! to celebrate saint valentine, i’ve paired up with @panmacmillan to give away a dainty set of keats and whitman. (it also comes with a wee tote, but i couldn’t figure out how to incorporate that into the photo, so just use your imagination). to enter:
1. follow me, and @panmacmillan
2. tell me your favorite literary couple in the comments below
3. for an extra entry, tag a friend!
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the winner will be chosen at random, monday february 18th at 9:00 am mdt. not affiliated with instagram, must be 16+ to enter. u.s. only (sorry).
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comment 81 star 1,149 2 weeks ago

Here’s what i’ve been reading lately. thanks to the tagged publishers for the free books, and thanks to @leeezle for the extra set of hands. -
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comment 13 star 1,040 2 weeks ago

“twenty-one minutes past noon, on this particularly biting winter saturday in 1831, a metallic light begins to turn the houses, the hills, the harbor into a living daguerreotype. i imagine someone across the narrow cobblestone street stopping beethoven midbar. i imagine a young whaler down in the bay leaning on his harpoon to look up.
a hundred miles north, under the uncanny skies of partially eclipsed concord, ralph waldo emerson has just buried his beloved young bride, dead of tuberculosis at twenty.” figuring / @brainpicker -
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an extra long quote, for an extra great book. stunningly written, mind bogglingly well-researched, figuring tells the interwoven stories of some of history’s most famous scientists, artists, and writers. thanks to @pantheonbooks for sending me two copies (an arc and a final copy) so that i can keep one pristine and destroy the other with overzealous underlining. 5/5

comment 9 star 870 2 weeks ago

“i took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. i am, i am, i am.” sylvia plath / the bell jar #whp❤️
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so many great love quotes in literature, tell me, what’s your fave?
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comment 39 star 786 2 weeks ago

“for the heart, life is simple: it beats for as long as it can.” my struggle (book one) / karl ove knausgaard #whp❤️
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comment 46 star 2,070 2 weeks ago

As a rule, you should only trust people with strong opinions about punctuation. also, while i’m handing out advice, read @bcdreyer‘s new editing manifesto. not only will it teach you the proper way to employ an em dash, and (gasp!) how to punctuate a parenthetical, but it’s also genuinely funny. sass, wit, grammar, footnotes galore—honestly what more could you want from a book? i can only hope (pray, beg) that this caption is free of errors. thanks @randomhouse for my free copy!
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“that said, do wield your fragments with a purpose, and mindfully. i lately find them, particularly in fiction, too often used to establish a sort of hairy, sweaty, unbathed masculine narrative voice, and what they end up sounding like is asthma.” dreyer’s english / benjamin dreyer’s (copy chief @randomhouse ) -
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comment 30 star 1,386 3 weeks ago

Jack kerouac was the first author i was properly obsessed with. i remember skipping class in high school to sit in the sun and read on the road. still holds up, obviously. who was your first ride or die author? -
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“sure baby, mañana. it was always mañana. for the next few weeks that was all i heard—mañana, a lovely word and one that probably means heaven.” on the road / jack kerouac
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comment 70 star 1,723 3 weeks ago

Happy friday! tell me, tell me, tell me what are you reading this weekend? i’m hoping to finish up the savage detectives and my sister, the serial killer (thanks @doubledaybooks ), which i started a couple weeks ago but never finished. let me know 👇🏼
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comment 67 star 1,986 4 weeks ago