1. Happy Birthday, Raymond Chandler!

  2. "Write for yourself first. Don’t study the market, it will change before you can get a book done. The writing is the thing to concentrate on. If you don’t want to read it, nobody will."

    Happy Birthday, S.E. Hinton!

    The Outsiders Collection

  3. "We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master."

    Happy Birthday, Ernest Hemingway!

    Celebrate with the Hemingway collection

  5. Happy Birthday, Cormac McCarthy!

  6. "Buy the ticket, take the ride." Happy Birthday, Hunter S. Thompson!

    Celebrate with our collection of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas tees, available in both black and white.

  8. Missing the World Cup

  9. The Catcher in the Rye was published on this day in 1951.

    Celebrate with our Holden’s Hat necklace!

  10. mellifluousbookshelf:

    "A Novel Cheeseboard"

    (via bookpatrol)

  11. duttonbooks:

    Beautiful book art. 

    (via pegandawl)

  13. Happy Birthday, Pablo Neruda!

  14. "To be awake is to be alive." Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau!

    To mark the occasion, our Walden tees are just $20!

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  15. Happy Birthday, Jhumpa Lahiri!