Exile Bibliophile

Adventures in Book Collecting

I read books because I love them, not because I think I should read them.

—Simon Van Booy (via bibliophilebunny)

teachingliteracy:

secretsafebooks:
“I have no feelings of guilt regarding the books I have not read and perhaps will never read; I know that my books have unlimited patience. They will wait for me till the end of my days.” Quote from The Library at Night by Argentinian author Alberto Manguel, pictured in his own library.Learn more about Manguel’s book which is his personal take on his own library and others’ libraries ~ 


The Library at Night is a very special book.

teachingliteracy:

secretsafebooks:

“I have no feelings of guilt regarding the books I have not read and perhaps will never read; I know that my books have unlimited patience. They will wait for me till the end of my days.”

Quote from The Library at Night by Argentinian author Alberto Manguel, pictured in his own library.

Learn more about Manguel’s book which is his personal take on his own library and others’ libraries ~ 

The Library at Night is a very special book.

(via wiitii)

wiitii:

I miss college book sales.
My wallet doesn’t.

wiitii:

I miss college book sales.
My wallet doesn’t.

Got new carpet in the office this summer and had to take out all the books and shelves and never got them reshelved properly. But I got used to it. Like recognizing a friend in a crowd by the back of their head. #shelfie #takeashelfie

Got new carpet in the office this summer and had to take out all the books and shelves and never got them reshelved properly. But I got used to it. Like recognizing a friend in a crowd by the back of their head. #shelfie

#takeashelfie

bookorithms:

The first book I’ve ever seen accompanied by security guards - ladies and gentlemen, the Bay Psalm Book and its $15 million price tag.

The Book Exchange: Welcome to The Book Exchange!

the-book-exchange:

Hi, everyone! I’m happy to say that we’ve gained over 50 followers overnight and our first book has been requested! I’d like to take some time to describe the philosophy of The Book Exchange and why it was started.

The Book Exchange is based on a philosophy of gifting and sharing. Underlying this…