“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” ~ Lemony Snicket, from Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid

                   

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” ~ Mark Twain

In honor of books, here is some book porn from The Last Bookstore (Los Angeles, CA) for you lovers out there . . .

                   

Music by High Highs, “Open Season”

“I’ve never killed any one, but I have read some obituary notices with great pleasure.” ~ Clarence Darrow*

“Tonight I can report to the American people and to the world
 that The United States has conducted an operation that has killed Osama bin Laden —
the leader of al-Qaeda and a terrorist who is responsible for the murder
of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.”

~ President Barack Obama

                   

                   

Let us not forget that those who are called our enemies today
at one time may have been called friends . . .

*Quote misattributed to Mark Twain