Inklings

The tumblr of the Inklings: Society for the Literarily Inclined. For all who read.
Contributing Authors

nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.

(Via The Bookseller)

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libraryjournal:

nprbooks:

NPR’s education team hand-picked more than 300 commencement speeches dating back to 1774 and compiled them into a database that’s searchable by name, school, year and theme.

Here, to whet your appetite, is a selection of commencement quotes from writerly types. If you like what you read, there’s plenty more where that came from.

Oooh, another great resource for tumblarians!

As the end of the school year approaches…

myjetpack:

My book of cartoons ‘You’re All Just Jealous of my Jetpack’ is available now:
US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1770461043
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1770461043
Other stockists and info at www.tomgauld.com

this didn’t happen in the books

blackballoonpublishing:

this makes my heart ache


It’s raining outside AND NOW THIS.

vintageanchorbooks:

Charlotte Brontë celebrated with a birthday Google Doodle. Brontë was born on 21 April 1816 in Thornton, Yorkshire, the third of six children.

vintageanchorbooks:

Charlotte Brontë celebrated with a birthday Google Doodle. Brontë was born on 21 April 1816 in Thornton, Yorkshire, the third of six children.

jammygummy:

"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.”

-Douglas Adams

(via literarynerd)

incidentalcomics:

Styles of Writing

(via outofprintclothing)

Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (via liquidnight)

dressing like nancy drew [links to items here: x]

blackballoonpublishing:

explore-blog:

Neil Gaiman as Badger, Katrice Horsely as Mary Poppins, Malorie Blackman as the Wicked Witch of the West, and other famous authors as their favorite childhood heroes.

Photographs by Cambridge Jones.

Neil Gaiman makes a TERRIFYING badger. That is all.

madebyabvh:

Original illustration by Tom Gauld

(via literatureismyutopia)