isserleylovesbooks:

Happy birthday, Margaret Atwood! 
The Canadian novelist, poet and literary critic is turning 73 today. Her best-known works are the dystopion The Handmaid’s Tale (also a personal favourite), The Year of the Flood, The Blind Assassion and Oryx and Crake. 

isserleylovesbooks:

Happy birthday, Margaret Atwood! 

The Canadian novelist, poet and literary critic is turning 73 today. Her best-known works are the dystopion The Handmaid’s Tale (also a personal favourite), The Year of the Flood, The Blind Assassion and Oryx and Crake

@1 year ago with 14 notes
#margaret atwood #reading #library #books #book porn #atwood #the handmaid's tale #oryx and crake #dystopia #poetry #novels 
isserleylovesbooks:

My woefully small short stories/poetry section.

isserleylovesbooks:

My woefully small short stories/poetry section.

@1 year ago with 3 notes
#short stories #poetry #library #books #libraries #bookshelf #bookshelves #reading #literature #book blog #mine 
isserleylovesbooks:

Three of my Mitchells. 

Their prettiness makes me happy.

isserleylovesbooks:

Three of my Mitchells. 

Their prettiness makes me happy.

@1 year ago with 4 notes
#shiny #books #reading #bookshelf #bookshelves #david mitchell #mitchell #ghostwritten #number9dream #black swan green #The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet #cloud atlas #mine #isserley #library 

isserleylovesbooks:

Closer look at my baby library: the shelf with the shiny Mitchells.

@1 year ago with 14 notes
#david mitchell #john fowles #fowles #mitchell #library #libraries #reading #bookshelf #bookshelves #mine #isserley 
isserleylovesbooks:

Most of my bookshelves. As I may have mentioned, I pruned my book collection prior to the move, then got 5 bookcases. Did I miscalculate! But, at least I have room for expansion, now.
My short stories and poetry (only half a shelf, don’t get excited) are in case number four.

NOT ENOUGH.

isserleylovesbooks:

Most of my bookshelves. As I may have mentioned, I pruned my book collection prior to the move, then got 5 bookcases. Did I miscalculate! But, at least I have room for expansion, now.

My short stories and poetry (only half a shelf, don’t get excited) are in case number four.

NOT ENOUGH.

@1 year ago with 10 notes
#library #mine #isserley #books #reading 
isserleylovesbooks:

Inside detail: Penguin hardcover edition of Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
This copy was a present from my friend Maria. Photo by me.

isserleylovesbooks:

Inside detail: Penguin hardcover edition of Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

This copy was a present from my friend Maria. Photo by me.

@1 year ago with 2 notes
#Tales of the Jazz Age #F. Scott Fitzgerald #fitzgerald #penguin #book cover #book design #design #books #reading #library #bookshelf #isserley 

Isserley Loves Books: Jeffrey Eugenides' The Marriage Plot - review 

isserleylovesbooks:

cover image

Madeleine Hanna is an English major, writing her thesis on Austen and Eliot. In real life, she has her own marriage plot to resolve.

Pre-reading biases

Eugenides’ Middlesex was and is hugely important to me personally. As I read The Virgin Suicides, I remember feeling quite…

@1 year ago with 2 notes
#jeffrey eugenides #eugenides #the marriage plot #review #book review #books #reading #library 

While working at the library

Me:You can loan this book until the 3rd of august
Guy:Thank you, and how long can I keep it?
Me:A month, until the 3rd of august
Guy:Thank you. And when is that?
Me:... the 3rd of august
Guy:Thank you, goodbye.
@1 year ago with 11 notes
#library #my life 

isserleylovesbooks:

Look at these wonderful hardback editions <3 The Great Gatsby and Flappers and Philosophers arrived today; I already owned Tales of the Jazz Age. Aren’t they gorgeous?

So I’m in love.

@1 year ago with 78 notes
#fitzgerald #f. scott fitzgerald #flappers and philosophers #tales of the jazz age #the great gatsby #gatsby #mine #books #bookshelf #library #isserley 
isserleylovesbooks:

My Austens &lt;3 Pride and Prejudice is currently on a field trip, trying to get my baby sister interested in reading, along with Good Omens.
I can assure you Emma is as well-read as the others, but I used to be VERY uptight about the condition of my books and recently relaxed. It just hasn’t been read in the last few months.

isserleylovesbooks:

My Austens <3 Pride and Prejudice is currently on a field trip, trying to get my baby sister interested in reading, along with Good Omens.

I can assure you Emma is as well-read as the others, but I used to be VERY uptight about the condition of my books and recently relaxed. It just hasn’t been read in the last few months.

@1 year ago with 132 notes
#emma #pride and prejudice #good omens #jane austen #austen #novels #books #bookshelf #bookshelves #library #libraries #isserley #mine 

isserleylovesbooks:

Someone requested a closer view at some of my fantasy/sci-fi shelves. Part 1!

@1 year ago with 27 notes
#isaac asimov #asimov #pratchett #terry pratchett #library #libraries #bookshelf #bookshelves #reading #literature #mine 

isserleylovesbooks:

A closer look at my baby library.

@1 year ago with 14 notes
#library #baby library #reading #bookshelf #bookshelves #books #literature 
isserleylovesbooks:

My books arrived today! Well, all but one, anyway. Especially excited about the Keats, but how awesome are these (very affordable!) Penguin English Classics? After I got over the orange, in any case.

In the local language: I IZ EXCITE.

isserleylovesbooks:

My books arrived today! Well, all but one, anyway. Especially excited about the Keats, but how awesome are these (very affordable!) Penguin English Classics? After I got over the orange, in any case.

In the local language: I IZ EXCITE.

@1 year ago with 6 notes
#keats #penguin #penguin english classics #reading #bookshelf #library #mine 
isserleylovesbooks:

Happy (dead) birthday to you, Aldous Huxley! 
Huxley’s most well-known work is, of course, Brave New World, incidentally one of my favourite dystopias.

isserleylovesbooks:

Happy (dead) birthday to you, Aldous Huxley! 

Huxley’s most well-known work is, of course, Brave New World, incidentally one of my favourite dystopias.

@1 year ago with 39 notes
#aldous huxley #brave new world #author #author birthday #huxley #reading #library 
rymano:

Library

Any idea where this is? :)

rymano:

Library

Any idea where this is? :)

@1 year ago with 39 notes
#library #books #photography #vintage 
isserleylovesbooks:

Happy birthday, Margaret Atwood! 
The Canadian novelist, poet and literary critic is turning 73 today. Her best-known works are the dystopion The Handmaid’s Tale (also a personal favourite), The Year of the Flood, The Blind Assassion and Oryx and Crake. 
1 year ago
#margaret atwood #reading #library #books #book porn #atwood #the handmaid's tale #oryx and crake #dystopia #poetry #novels 
1 year ago
#fitzgerald #f. scott fitzgerald #flappers and philosophers #tales of the jazz age #the great gatsby #gatsby #mine #books #bookshelf #library #isserley 
isserleylovesbooks:

My woefully small short stories/poetry section.
1 year ago
#short stories #poetry #library #books #libraries #bookshelf #bookshelves #reading #literature #book blog #mine 
isserleylovesbooks:

My Austens &lt;3 Pride and Prejudice is currently on a field trip, trying to get my baby sister interested in reading, along with Good Omens.
I can assure you Emma is as well-read as the others, but I used to be VERY uptight about the condition of my books and recently relaxed. It just hasn’t been read in the last few months.
1 year ago
#emma #pride and prejudice #good omens #jane austen #austen #novels #books #bookshelf #bookshelves #library #libraries #isserley #mine 
isserleylovesbooks:

Three of my Mitchells. 

Their prettiness makes me happy.
1 year ago
#shiny #books #reading #bookshelf #bookshelves #david mitchell #mitchell #ghostwritten #number9dream #black swan green #The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet #cloud atlas #mine #isserley #library 
1 year ago
#isaac asimov #asimov #pratchett #terry pratchett #library #libraries #bookshelf #bookshelves #reading #literature #mine 
1 year ago
#david mitchell #john fowles #fowles #mitchell #library #libraries #reading #bookshelf #bookshelves #mine #isserley 
1 year ago
#library #baby library #reading #bookshelf #bookshelves #books #literature 
isserleylovesbooks:

Most of my bookshelves. As I may have mentioned, I pruned my book collection prior to the move, then got 5 bookcases. Did I miscalculate! But, at least I have room for expansion, now.
My short stories and poetry (only half a shelf, don’t get excited) are in case number four.

NOT ENOUGH.
1 year ago
#library #mine #isserley #books #reading 
isserleylovesbooks:

My books arrived today! Well, all but one, anyway. Especially excited about the Keats, but how awesome are these (very affordable!) Penguin English Classics? After I got over the orange, in any case.

In the local language: I IZ EXCITE.
1 year ago
#keats #penguin #penguin english classics #reading #bookshelf #library #mine 
isserleylovesbooks:

Inside detail: Penguin hardcover edition of Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
This copy was a present from my friend Maria. Photo by me.
1 year ago
#Tales of the Jazz Age #F. Scott Fitzgerald #fitzgerald #penguin #book cover #book design #design #books #reading #library #bookshelf #isserley 
isserleylovesbooks:

Happy (dead) birthday to you, Aldous Huxley! 
Huxley’s most well-known work is, of course, Brave New World, incidentally one of my favourite dystopias.
1 year ago
#aldous huxley #brave new world #author #author birthday #huxley #reading #library 
Isserley Loves Books: Jeffrey Eugenides' The Marriage Plot - review→

isserleylovesbooks:

cover image

Madeleine Hanna is an English major, writing her thesis on Austen and Eliot. In real life, she has her own marriage plot to resolve.

Pre-reading biases

Eugenides’ Middlesex was and is hugely important to me personally. As I read The Virgin Suicides, I remember feeling quite…

1 year ago
#jeffrey eugenides #eugenides #the marriage plot #review #book review #books #reading #library 
rymano:

Library

Any idea where this is? :)
1 year ago
#library #books #photography #vintage 
While working at the library
Me:You can loan this book until the 3rd of august
Guy:Thank you, and how long can I keep it?
Me:A month, until the 3rd of august
Guy:Thank you. And when is that?
Me:... the 3rd of august
Guy:Thank you, goodbye.
1 year ago
#library #my life