Science Fiction and Fantasy

Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury

Today’s the day for NSFW content, isn’t it? Because nobody works on Yom Kippur, all you want to do is curl up in a quiet corner with a book.
And by curl up, I mean…

Found after a mention in this Facebook comment thread.


People say stupid things

Conversations with actual members of the public collected by an antique book seller:

(Woman, in her mid 30s)

Do you have the “Titanic” book?


I’d like to read it.

Uh huh.

Did you know it’s a true story, except for the romantic part?

(this is worse than I thought!)

And another:

(Customer fills out search card: 16 Chapels)

(me) Oh, you’re after books on European Churches?

No, just books about the 16 Chapels.

16 Chapels?

Yea, you know the one with the big painting on the ceiling.

We will let you know what we find (once we stop convulsing).

Lots more at BookMine’s stupid quotes page.


Read at Work

Read at Work – This is rather awesome: Flash in the service of literature and procrastrination.