animation still from “Eager" by Allison Schulnik

animation still from “Eager" by Allison Schulnik

"Softy, softly, the books."

— Amina Cain, “Words Come to Me” (via invisiblestories)

guernicamag:

Can it be? Yes, it’s true— the Guernica Annual has arrived, and it’s a real book you can hold in your hands. Shown here in the hand of our publisher Lisa Lucas, but if you’re hankering to get your hands on one…

guernicamag:

Can it be? Yes, it’s true— the Guernica Annual has arrived, and it’s a real book you can hold in your hands. Shown here in the hand of our publisher Lisa Lucas, but if you’re hankering to get your hands on one…

"I do believe that books can change lives and give people this kind of language they wouldn’t have had otherwise"

— Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown Girl Dreaming. She’s one of the finalists for the 2014 National Book Award in the Young People’s Literature category. The finalists were announced today on Morning Edition. NPR’s Kat Chow interviewed Woodson earlier this year about her stories and the need for more diversity in books. (via npr)

(via thefeministpress)

wordbookstores:

Little known fact: Tony Danza has a connection to skylightbooks.
Larger known fact: Jenn and Arlo (and Emily) also have a connection to Skylight Books! Glad to have them visiting WORD!

wordbookstores:

Little known fact: Tony Danza has a connection to skylightbooks.

Larger known fact: Jenn and Arlo (and Emily) also have a connection to Skylight Books! Glad to have them visiting WORD!

christopherkardambikis:

Found a few zines I designed/published/made at Skylight Books in LA last night.
KTCHN Cookbook designed by Darin Klein and myself
TAGGED: Variations on a Theme by Kevin Killian, edited by Darin Klein and published by me and Louis Schmidt through our GR//TR project.
The Color Our of Space, part of my ongoing Book-a-Month project.

christopherkardambikis:

Found a few zines I designed/published/made at Skylight Books in LA last night.

KTCHN Cookbook designed by Darin Klein and myself

TAGGED: Variations on a Theme by Kevin Killian, edited by Darin Klein and published by me and Louis Schmidt through our GR//TR project.

The Color Our of Space, part of my ongoing Book-a-Month project.

"Any way you can cheat Kinko’s is smiled upon,"

— says Jenn Witte, of Skylight Books in Los Feliz, where stapled and stitched zines are displayed on a clothes rack. (via jennwitte)

(Source: The New York Times, via jennwitte)

teachingliteracy:

Antique and rare magic book for kids (Germany) (by englishcookies)

teachingliteracy:

Antique and rare magic book for kids (Germany) (by englishcookies)

(via politicsprose)

feministlibraryonwheels:

Sunday, October 12, 2014 Doors open at 7:00pm

Reading begins at 7:30pm

The Good Luck Bar

1514 Hillhurst Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027 

F.L.O.W. will be at this event! We will be checking out books, issuing library cards, and accepting returns. If you have books to donate, this would be an excellent time to stop by and catch a special event to boot.

Skylight will be selling books at this event