I work in book publishing.
You're my favorite.

The sickest of burns. 

(Source: aisforarthur, via thefreshprinceof-denmark)

vintagebooksdesign:

ZONE OF INTEREST - Martin Amis
The new novel from Martin Amis is a violently dark love story set against a backdrop of unadulterated evil, and a vivid journey into the depths and contradictions of the human soul.
Published by Jonatahn Cape in August 2014

I’ve tried writing at least three different “this is within my zone of interest” puns, but all come across as awful double entendres. Anyway! This is good news and a lovely cover.

vintagebooksdesign:

ZONE OF INTEREST - Martin Amis

The new novel from Martin Amis is a violently dark love story set against
a backdrop of unadulterated evil, and a vivid journey into the depths and contradictions of the human soul.

Published by Jonatahn Cape in August 2014

I’ve tried writing at least three different “this is within my zone of interest” puns, but all come across as awful double entendres. Anyway! This is good news and a lovely cover.

Best little library on 5th St.

Best little library on 5th St.

Before reaching the final line, however, he had already understood that he would never leave that room, for it was foreseen that the city of mirrors (or mirages) would be wiped out by the wind and exiled from the memory of men at the precise moment when Aureliano Babilonia would finish deciphering the parchments, and that everything written on them was unrepeatable since time immemorial and forever more, because races condemned to one hundred years of solitude did not have a second opportunity on earth

One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel García Márquez

Strikethrough Title Cover: is it the new Woman Without Face Above Chin?

Strikethrough Title Cover: is it the new Woman Without Face Above Chin?

That’s a good looking island right there.

That’s a good looking island right there.

help-fill-the-silence:

(via)
I’m nominated for a Webby Award! Vote for me?

help-fill-the-silence:

(via)

I’m nominated for a Webby Award! Vote for me?

(via rachelfershleiser)

I DECIDED IN THE NIGHT THAT I WAS PROUDER OF BEING A PUBLISHER THAN OF ANY PRETENSIONS TO LITERATURE.
Good morning Cape Town.

Good morning Cape Town.

Background Info on the "Defranzenation of Freedom" →

markbaumer:

I decided to rewrite “Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen through a process of erasure. I am turning each page of “Freedom” into it’s own drawing.

Here are all the drawings I’ve made so far.

I have not been able to reach Jonathan Franzen so I don’t know what he thinks of the project.

Finally someone is making art for the rest of us.

Oh, I’m sorry, let me get my book off your desk.

Oh, I’m sorry, let me get my book off your desk.

Guy in the Starbucks working on an easel pad, talking about “getting his money’s worth from that agency they hired” is today’s worst man in a coffee shop.

Guy in the Starbucks working on an easel pad, talking about “getting his money’s worth from that agency they hired” is today’s worst man in a coffee shop.

I mean, Moby Dick started off as a simple first person narrative, and evolves into this massive, weirdly operatic… [he mimes the crest and fall of enormous waves]

— Chad Harbach, correctly describing Moby Dick’s structure in the only way possible, in the newest Five Dials

taoistdrunk:

 Why Did I Ever

taoistdrunk:

Why Did I Ever

It’s like Christians citing Christian sources to define things that aren’t Christian.

Unsigned Wikipedia editor in the subsection “Feminists keep citing FEMINIST SOURCES to define the men’s rights movement, and issues pertaining to it” of the predictably hysterical, 11,000 word Talk page for the Wikipedia article for Misandry.