laviebelem:

Highlights from this year’s brooklynbookfestival, including a hilarious talk with Bob Saget and John Leguizamo. Oh and the totes! It was very difficult to not add to my ever-growing tote collection, not to mention my book collection too. 

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wordbookstores:

Happy Book Festival, Brooklyn! Thanks to Laura Silver (KNISH), Justin Taylor (FLINGS), and everyone who stopped by the North Stage for keeping us company. We hope you’ll excuse us while we go sleep til next September.

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twentysomethingvagabond:

Reasons I shouldn’t have a credit card

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"Art is one of the best forms that people have found to contain chaos and make sense of it."

Jenny Offill at the Brooklyn Book Festival (via amongthemadones)

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  • Rushdie: If you're writing something 100-150,000 words long, they will not be the perfect 150,000 words.
  • Hustvedt: Yes, and lots of perfect novels aren't great.

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"Art is one of the best forms that people have found to contain chaos and make sense of it."

Jenny Offill at the Brooklyn Book Festival (via amongthemadones)

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jwhittz:

May have gone a bit overboard at BKBF today.

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bookstalker:

Swimming Against the Mainstream panel with Jen Doll, Jen Kirkman, and Tanya Selvaratnam, moderated by Alexander Chee. #BKBF

bookstalker:

Swimming Against the Mainstream panel with Jen Doll, Jen Kirkman, and Tanya Selvaratnam, moderated by Alexander Chee. #BKBF

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bookstalker:

Panel funtimes with Emily Gould, Marie-Helene Bertino, Mira Jacob, and moderator Ben Greenman. #BKBF

bookstalker:

Panel funtimes with Emily Gould, Marie-Helene Bertino, Mira Jacob, and moderator Ben Greenman. #BKBF

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"I love outlines, they’re like maps, but I strongly believe that sometimes you have to go off the path like Little Red Riding Hood."

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore (via twentysomethingvagabond)

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