Happy International Literacy Day! ✏?
“For tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities…will always be the favourite beverage of the intellectual…” – Thomas De Quincey
“Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.” – Spock
Star Trek is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Leonard Nimoy developed the concept of the “Live long and prosper” hand gesture for the Vulcan people based on his personal cultural/religious experience. You can learn more about his story by visiting @Yiddish_Book_Center ‘s website to view his oral history.
It’s National Read a Book Day! According to @, “It would take 62,000 years to read all the books in existence.” Celebrate by reading an abridged book in one sitting such as these miniatures. 🙂 Or begin a classic, unabridged novel like War and Peace or a Charles Dickens’ novel.
“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” – Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea, written by Ernest Hemingway, was first published in LIFE Magazine on September 1st, 1952. When you visit Austin, Texas, be sure to visit BookPeople, an amazing independent bookstore. They sell a cup of coffee named after Hemingway which is fashioned after his rhetoric since the brew is bold.
The sound of a Remington typewriter is lovely on a Saturday.
This day in history: On September 27, 1905, Albert #Einstein published his three page paper on physics which accounted for a new dimension, time. He included his famous #formula E=mc2. Albert changed our perception of the #universe. In honor of his accomplishment, we are releasing a new Bibliophile Bookmark, made available on our website.