out of it
Sorry, everyone on the orange line who had to watch me try and pretend I wasn’t tearing up on my commute.
Also, Landline is really freakin’ good.
…This makes it sound like the crush only lasted in childhood. That would also be incorrect.
One of the highlights of my day at work was hearing one high school girl freak out on another one for not being able to get into The Princess Bride (the book).
"What is wrong with you! William Goldman is a GENIUS!"
It was awesome.
I have been totally thwarted in my desire to make new signs for the fantasy and science fiction staff picks display by the mysterious disappearance of our markers, but Alice made this amazing origami X-wing, so I can’t be too sad.
Agatha Christie supervising workmen during excavations at Chagar Bazar on the upper Khabur River in northeast Syria, 1935-1937.
Having become interested in archaeology after her first visit to Ur (southeastern Iraq), Christie later married archaeologist Max Mallowan and contributed to his work at excavations in Iraq and Syria. (Read more.)
Image from British Museum collections.
Props to Blue Willow bookstore in Houston for this display.
shout out to my bookseller homiez
Some early Venetian book printers’ marks.