"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing." — Harper Lee
May 17, 2011 6:04 AM   Subscribe

Breathing Books — A collection of beautiful photos on all things bookish.
posted by Toekneesan (13 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
I have a moderate-to-severe obsession with books, so these photos made my happy imagination go into overdrive.
posted by hypotheticole at 6:14 AM on May 17, 2011

This one is sexypants.
posted by Rory Marinich at 6:14 AM on May 17, 2011

See also Bibliophiles Anonymous.
posted by knile at 6:22 AM on May 17, 2011

I want this as a reusable book cover so badly.
posted by EvaDestruction at 6:46 AM on May 17, 2011 [2 favorites]

Very nice. Daunt Books (which is in there somewhere) is the most beautiful bookshop in London. It sells travel books on Marylebone High Street.
posted by Major Tom at 6:50 AM on May 17, 2011

posted by Fizz at 7:07 AM on May 17, 2011

I like this one too.
posted by Simpsolover at 8:30 AM on May 17, 2011 [1 favorite]

Wouldn't quite work with kindles...

Books FTW
posted by fraserlee at 9:48 AM on May 17, 2011

posted by doctornemo at 10:27 AM on May 17, 2011

Nom nom nom.

I love books so much I eat them in a stew.
posted by Skygazer at 2:48 PM on May 17, 2011

What is it about books? Books themselves, pictures of books, bookstores and libraries, pictures of bookstores and libraries, bookshelves, pictures of... All of it. All of it.

Great post.
posted by likeso at 5:57 PM on May 17, 2011

"232 pages"?? Where the hell has this blog been all my life? Thanks for posting.
posted by AsYouKnow Bob at 7:08 PM on May 17, 2011

Norman Mailer's old apartment is what I imagine my dream home to look like...with a few minor variations.
posted by Kitteh at 6:27 AM on May 18, 2011

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