Going out and interacting with people can be SUCH a drag when you’d rather hang out with fictional literary characters from the comfort of your own bed. Reading might be a fairly solitary pursuit, but, for certain people, it’s also far more enjoyable than making small talk with strangers at a party.
Here are some delightful memes for the people out there whose bookshelves runneth over, who are constantly devouring reading material, and who genuinely appreciate a delightful literary reference. May you never run out of page-turners.
I'm gonna write a book about the difficulties of watching Pride and Prejudice dubbed into French. It will be called L'Austen Translation
— Greg Jenner (@greg_jenner) October 21, 2013
[sees girl reading The Catcher in the Rye]
"Ah I love that book. The way he just [clenches fist] catches all that frickin rye."
— David Hughes (@david8hughes) June 1, 2014
Dante followed Virgil down, past killers and adulterers. "And here," Virgil said "are the makers of websites that automatically play audio."
— Saladin Ahmed (@saladinahmed) August 5, 2014