"Until you’re about the age of twenty, you read everything, and you like it simply because you are reading it. Then between twenty and thirty you pick what you want, and you read the best, you read all the great works. After that you sit and wait for them to be written. But you know, the least known, the least famous writers, they are the better ones."
"Heimat. The word mean home in German, the place where one was born. But the term also conveys a subtler nuance, a certain tenderness. One’s Heimat is not merely a matter of geography; it is where one’s heart lies."
— Jenna Blum, Those Who Save Us (via quoted-books)
new stuff from a trunk sale

new stuff from a trunk sale

  • Me: talks about fictional characters as if I know them personally
"It was not the feeling of completeness I so needed, but the feeling of not being empty."
— Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated (via perfect)