1. James Franco taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Learn more about the challenge and the cause here

     
  2. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov was published on this day, August 18, in 1958.

     
  3. Happy Birthday, Charles Bukowski!

     
  4. Jeff from Team Out of Print taking a Sherlock break! #ireadeverywhere

     
  5. FREE SHIPPING on all orders ends today! Plus an extra 25% OFF our sale items. Shop and save today!

     
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  7. Sneak peek from our first location shoot in DUMBO, Brooklyn!

     
  8. Reminiscing about our 1984 original dust jacket green fleece.

    Should we bring it back?

     
  9. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin was published on this day, Aug 6, in 1996.

     
  10. gotham-bookmart-project:

    Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) hanging out at his favorite bookstore, The Gotham Book Mart.

    This photo was taken at the Gotham Book Mart in 1952, shortly after Thomas recorded “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” for release on vinyl.

    (via bookpatrol)

     
  11. slaughterhouse90210:

    "Perhaps, as we say in America, I wanted to find myself. This is an interesting phrase, not current as far as I know in the language of any other people, which certainly does not mean what it says but betrays a nagging suspicion that something has been misplaced."
    —James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room

     

  12. emilybooks:

    We’re looking for an intern to start Sept 1 and continue through Jan 1. We’d like you to be currently enrolled in college, ideally in the NY metro area. The position entails a maximum of 5 hours of work per week that you do at home, or wherever you like to work, and pays $10/hour. You’ll also…

     
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  14. "Chris O’Dowd & Violet before the last performance of #MiceAndMenBway photo by amazing trainer Lydia DesRoche”

    Congrats to our friend Chris O’Dowd and the entire cast & crew of Of Mice and Men on a fantastic run!

     
  15. Remembering William S. Burroughs, who died on this day, August 2, in 1997.