THIS IS PROBABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT SITE ON THE INTERNET.
There are currently 302 official library cats in the world. In total, there have been 809. This map logs their names, locations, and pictures.
Just in case anyone is unclear on my demographic.
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.”
There’s a fantastic Paris Review interview with Tobias Wolff that has way too many great bits, but some of which I had to archive here.
On patience as a virtue:
I don’t have a lot of advice to give. The one thing I would say to a young writer who wanted counsel is to be patient. Time, which…