City of Culture of Galicia
Building, Santiago, Spain. 

{While we underfund and close our libraries, this is what they build in Spain.}

City of Culture of Galicia
Building, Santiago, Spain.

{While we underfund and close our libraries, this is what they build in Spain.}

snowmenlosing:

Bill Murray reads Wallace Stevens, “The Planet on The Table” and “A Rabbit as King of the Ghosts.”

This book gives me more information about penguins than I care to have.

In 1944 a children’s book club sent a volume about penguins to a 10-year-old girl, enclosing a card seeking her opinion.

She wrote, “This book gives me more information about penguins than I care to have.”

American diplomat Hugh Gibson called it the finest piece of literary criticism he had ever read.

(via excitementanddisbelief)

The Library at Longleat House, Somerset, UK.

The Library at Longleat House, Somerset, UK.

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Manchester Central Library Reopens After £50m Revamp 

Vincent Harris’s neoclassical treasure, closed since 2010, celebrates its 80th birthday restored to its former glory

• Gallery – take a sneak peek here

theparisreview:

Italo Calvino reads a selection of works, from his 92nd Street Y reading on March 31, 1983.

The Puffin Club membership card, issued by Penguin Books - 1967

The Puffin Club membership card, issued by Penguin Books - 1967

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