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You should read the book that you hear two booksellers arguing about at the registers while you’re browsing in a bookstore.
You should read the book that you see someone on the train reading and trying to hide that they’re laughing.
You should read the book that you see someone on the train reading and trying to hide that they’re crying.
You should read the book that you find left behind in the airplane seat pocket, on a park bench, on the bus, at a restaurant, or in a hotel room.
You should read the book that you see someone reading for hours in a coffee shop — there when you got there and still there when you left — that made you envious because you were working instead of absorbed in a book.
You should read the book you find in your grandparents’ house that’s inscribed “To Ray, all my love, Christmas 1949.”
You should read the book that you didn’t read when it was assigned in your high school English class. You’d probably like it better now anyway.
You should read the book whose author happened to mention on Charlie Rose that their favorite band is your favorite band.
You should read the book that your favorite band references in their lyrics.
You should read the book that your history professor mentions and then says, “which, by the way, is a great book,” offhandedly.
You should read the book that you loved in high school. Read it again.
You should read the book that you find on the library’s free cart whose cover makes you laugh.
You should read the book whose main character has your first name.
You should read the book whose author gets into funny Twitter exchanges with Colson Whitehead.
You should read the book about your hometown’s history that was published by someone who grew up there.
You should read the book your parents give you for your high school graduation.
You should read the book you’ve started a few times and keep meaning to finish once and for all.
You should read books with characters you don’t like.
You should read books about countries you’re about to visit.
You should read books about historical events you don’t know anything about.
You should read books about things you already know a little about.
You should read books you can’t stop hearing about and books you’ve never heard of.
You should read books mentioned in other books.
You should read prize-winners, bestsellers, beach reads, book club picks, and classics, when you want to.
You should just keep reading.
Bless you, Janet Potter, bless you.
continuation of lady trek, which so far has:
- uhura as captain
- carol as first/science officer
- chapel as chief medical officer
- rand as head of communications
- gaila as chief engineer
You must see with eyes unclouded by hate. See the good in that which is evil, and the evil in that which is good. Pledge yourself to neither side, but vow instead to preserve the balance that exists between the two.
If you search for “3.11” on yahoo.co.jp they will donate 10円 toward Tohoku relief. For two seconds of your time, you can help make a big difference in people’s lives. Thank you.
今年の3月11日、Yahoo!検索で「3.11」というキーワードで検索された方おひとりにつき 10円が、Yahoo!検索から公益財団法人東日本大震災復興支援財団の「一般寄附金」 へ寄付されます。
This man knows how to treat a lady.
gahhhhh, ik mis je, nederland.
When you want to reblog a beautifully decorated, architecturally awesome room.
And then you see it uses fur somewhere as a decoration. Nope nope nope.
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