Water Street Bookstore: Independent since 1991

If my dissertation defense ends up like this, I would be okay with that.

buxombibliophile:

I’m not a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, I’m a Raving Harpy Nightmare Woman.

Even though it’s a bit peripheral to my topic, I did manage to work Percy Enderbie’s argument that Britain was not populated through “the copulation of any such murdering harpies” into my dissertation defense. Because I have my priorities straight, that’s why. 

Rescued recycle-bin Runaway Robot!

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I have a customer who’s ordered several copies of this book because an ancestor of his was involved. One of these days I’ll read it. There’s a Wikipedia article about the eggnog riot, too. 

Eggnog Riot!

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I have a customer who’s ordered several copies of this book because an ancestor of his was involved. 

One of these days I’ll read it. There’s a Wikipedia article about the eggnog riot, too. 

Eggnog Riot!

Among the many best parts of having a comics shop downstairs of us is having the amazing Brad pop up with a long-anticipated comics delivery. Lumberjanes is out today so stop by and check it out!
(Also, if you are not already reading Ms. Marvel, you can check that out too!)

Among the many best parts of having a comics shop downstairs of us is having the amazing Brad pop up with a long-anticipated comics delivery. Lumberjanes is out today so stop by and check it out!

(Also, if you are not already reading Ms. Marvel, you can check that out too!)

To Isengard!

To Isengard!

thegeekyblonde:

a professor at wittenberg asks horatio if he enjoyed his winter break and he starts crying

melvillehouse:

The kids at Bank Square think they’re soooo clever.
(You can get it from them here.)

melvillehouse:

The kids at Bank Square think they’re soooo clever.

(You can get it from them here.)

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kudzumon:

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WHY? Why do the customers do this? 

No clue. Anything on Korean or Polish?

Not at the moment, I’m afraid. One of the turned-around ones is Esperanto, though. That’s the only second language anybody really needs, right?

I was just saying that whenever I shelve books in the “Level 1, 2, 3, 4” spinner, my brain goes “Level/Nivelo” every time. Also I’ve found two books shelved backwards like this just today. 

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kudzumon:

bookmaggotmblr:

WHY? Why do the customers do this? 

No clue. Anything on Korean or Polish?

Not at the moment, I’m afraid. One of the turned-around ones is Esperanto, though. That’s the only second language anybody really needs, right?

I was just saying that whenever I shelve books in the “Level 1, 2, 3, 4” spinner, my brain goes “Level/Nivelo” every time. Also I’ve found two books shelved backwards like this just today. 

We just opened a roll of 2014 pennies and they are SO SHINY. I want to jump into them like Scrooge McDuck. 

We just opened a roll of 2014 pennies and they are SO SHINY. I want to jump into them like Scrooge McDuck.