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J.R.R. Tolkien Jun 15
“The link between father and son is not only of the perishable flesh: it must have something of [eternity] about it. There is a place called 'heaven'...where the stories unwritten, and the hopes unfulfilled, are continued. We may laugh together yet.”
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James St. Bookseller Jun 16
Happy Father’s Day to the men who buoy us up. @ The James Street Bookseller
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James St. Bookseller Jun 15
“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” Cicero @ The James Street Bookseller
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James St. Bookseller Jun 14
After visiting Victor Hugo’s home and garden in Guernesey, France Anaïs Biguine was inspired to go home and create a candle that would capture that “moment of grace”. From there grew Jardin D’Ecrivains, an…
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James St. Bookseller Jun 11
“Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.” Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility
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James St. Bookseller Jun 10
“Spring has come back again. The Earth is like a child that knows poems by heart; so many poems, so many verses, patient toil winning her prizes at last.” Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus
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James St. Bookseller Jun 7
“What I loved in my old life I haven't forgotten It lives in my spine... “ Days of Kindness, Leonard Cohen
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James St. Bookseller Jun 5
Sorry folks but the bookshop will be closed today. @ The James Street Bookseller
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James St. Bookseller Jun 4
“When asked, "How do you write?" I invariably answer, "One word at a time," and the answer is invariably dismissed. But that is all it is. It sounds too simple to be true, but consider the Great Wall of China, if…
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James St. Bookseller Jun 1
“Actors are so fortunate. They can choose whether they will appear in tragedy or in comedy, whether they will suffer or make merry, laugh or shed tears. But in real life it is different. Most men and women are forced…
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James St. Bookseller Jun 1
“Spring is late and summer is late at New Baytown, but when it comes it has a soft, wild, and special sound and smell and feeling. In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is…
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James St. Bookseller May 30
Just a quick reminder that the store will be closed today! @ The James Street Bookseller
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James St. Bookseller May 29
Dearest Booklover, I am writing to inform you that the bookstore will be closed Thursday, May 30th... @ The James Street Bookseller
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James St. Bookseller May 25
We have been busy stockpiling beautiful books written in French or written by French authors in anticipation of the upcoming pop-up shop by THE ART OF SCENT featuring JARDINS D’ECRIVAINS here at the bookshop and it…
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James St. Bookseller May 25
It’s no secret how much I love lilacs. So many memories tied to these flowers and their distinctive scent. First thing I did when I got in today was search for John Hiatt’s “All The Lilacs in Ohio”, another perennial…
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James St. Bookseller May 22
“For each of us, when our day's work is done, must seek our ideal, whether it be love or pinochle or lobster à la Newburg, or the sweet silence of the musty bookshelves.” O. Henry, The Social Triangle 📚
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James St. Bookseller May 21
“Thanks to intensive training, he could discern an Old Master beneath layers of discolored varnish and defacing restorations and be equally able to spot a fake, no matter how persuasively painted in the ateliers of…
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James St. Bookseller May 18
“Ah, to build, to build! That is the noblest art of all the arts.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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James St. Bookseller May 18
“There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature.” Lawrence Durrell, Justine 📕📘📗📙
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James St. Bookseller May 17
“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.“ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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