It's not about the books

Well it's not always about the books; it's about information and reading, whatever the format, and writing and people who read or write. But it's also quite a bit about the books.

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amandaonwriting:

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Before you use the template, it is a good idea to ask these seven questions.

Once you have done this, we recommend you use our Persuasive Writing Brainstormer Template to polish your argument. 

powells:

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awesomepeoplereading:

Unidentified courtesan reads in a painting by Eizan.

"Courtesan reading poet Ono no Komach`s biography" c. 1812 by Kikugawa Eizan

awesomepeoplereading:

Unidentified courtesan reads in a painting by Eizan.

"Courtesan reading poet Ono no Komach`s biography" c. 1812 by Kikugawa Eizan

(Source: momorsa)

Scattered through the ordinary world there are books and artifacts and perhaps people who are like doorways into impossible realms, of impossible and contradictory truth.

—Jorge Luis Borges (via tattoosandtravels)

(via booklover)

Think of the thousands of beings that have been necessary for your lips to be warm under my kisses.

Reinaldo Arenas, Singing from the Well (via bookmania)