Posts Tagged ‘book stores’

Bookshelf Porn

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Oh my Lord, you’ll spend the rest of your life looking at all the pics in this archive! Bookshelf Porn is:

“Porn for book lovers. A photo blog collection of all the best bookshelf photos from around the world for people who *heart* bookshelves.” Follow Bookshelf Porn on Facebook.

The above pic is a bookshelf installed by artist Sallie Trout in an inaccessible stairwell at her Jackalope Ranch in Austin, TX, complete with chair hoist for browsing.

Recycling for Books

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Check out WebEcoist’s post about 10 structures that have been converted to bookstores. Unfortunately, some have gone out of business and I hate to even look up to see the status of the rest of them, but what a great idea in all cases. I can’t choose a favorite, when there are Airstream trailers, cabooses, and manure tanks.

Bookstore Cats

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

As if the books themselves aren’t enough to lure you into the store, maybe visiting the cat will help. Linda, shown above, first lived at Skyline Books and now resides at Rob Warren Books, 51 West 28th Street in NYC. For more bookstore cats, visit the Mental Floss post from January 6, 2011, and their earlier list of eight bookstore cats.