Tin House
"Tin House magazine is a port in the storm for people who love language. --Karen Russell
Porltand, OR / Brooklyn, NY
PEN America
A community of writers protecting free expression through advocacy, literature, live events, grants & awards, and an annual literary festival.
New York City
Akashic Books
A Brooklyn-based independent publishing company dedicated to reverse-gentrification of the literary world.
Brooklyn, NY
Special Collections & Archives, University of Iowa
Gorgeous historic books, science fiction, maps, miniature books, and more - and we make gifs!
Iowa City, IA
Figment
Figment is a writing and reading community that's more popular than the Hunger Games. Just as popular as the Hunger Games. Fine, Hunger Games. You win this round.
Library Advocates
The American Library Association's Washington Office tumblr. Fun + federal policies that affect libraries.
Washington, DC
A Different Stripe
Notes from NYRB Classics, a line of rediscovered works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, edited "rigorously by whim."
New York, NY
The Final Sentence.
An ever-growing compilation of final sentences from all literary works, if we could find them all, that ever existed.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Part research library, part art museum, part gardens. Just outside Los Angeles.
San Marino, CA
Googly Eye Books
A blog combining two of mankind's greatest achievements: literature and googly eyes.
Slaughterhouse 90210
Kurt Vonnegut, meet Brenda Walsh. This blog pairs images from TV shows with literary quotes, blending high & low culture to hilarious effect.
Brooklyn, NY
That Lit Site
Author quotes and literature news delivered on a daily basis.
Worldwide
UNABRIDGED BOOKSTORE
A fiercely independent bookstore in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago.
Chicago, IL
Last Night's Reading
Drawings and quotes from readings in New York City.
New York, NY
Penguin Teen
The official Tumblr of Penguin Teen. We blog about great books for the young and the young at heart, with special emphasis on young adult.
New York, NY
Scribner Books
Founded in 1846, the house of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, not to mention many more wonderful writers. We like to read.
New York, NY
Go Book Yourself
Book recommendations by humans, because algorithms are so 1984.
London, United Kingdom
W. W. Norton & Company
Independent Publishers Since 1923. Remix rights to the Western Canon reserved.
New York, NY
Maud Newton
Writer, reader, and critic. The whole world is a story.
Brooklyn, NY
NYPL Wire – The New York Public Library
We're The New York Public Library. We inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, & strengthen communities.
New York, NY
Oxford Academic (OUP)
Oxford University Press’s academic insights for the thinking world combine authority, innovation, and excellence. From Oxford and New York.
Library Journal
Library Journal was founded in 1876 by Melvil Dewey (of the Dewey Decimal system). Now we are on Tumblr. It's…pretty amazing.
Rachel Fershleiser
Official Certified Tumblr Staff Book Nerd. Also co-creator of Six-Word Memoirs and blogger of food, feminism, politics, and the great canceled TV shows.
New York, NY
thelifeguardlibrarian
A twenty-something life in librarianship and literature. With the occasional road trip.
Chicago, IL
This is What a Librarian Looks Like
Photos of librarians from all around the world.
The World
work doodles
cardboard, crayon, and chalk
Los Angeles, CA
Bookavore
Reader, librarian, writer, bookseller (in that order). Plus basketball and cats but not at the same time.
Dictionopolis
Publishers Weekly
Everything you've always wanted to know about books, authors and the book biz but were too afraid to ask...
New York, NY
Librarian Wardrobe
Not always buns and sensible shoes, librarians have different styles. Check it out here or submit your own.
USA
Los Angeles Review of Books
A new daily book review website, currently in preview mode, launching in full later this year.
Los Angeles, CA
Better Book Titles presents "How Not to Read: Harnessing The Power of a Literature-Free Life"
Hate books? Dan Wilbur will tell you why you're right.
Brooklyn, NY
The Rumblr
The Rumblr is The Rumpus on Tumblr. We care about good writing. (And good gifs.)
Writers No One Reads
Highlighting forgotten, neglected, abandoned, forsaken, unrecognized, unacknowledged, overshadowed, out-of-fashion, under-translated writers.
37 E 7TH ST – Princeton Architectural Press
We publish fine books on architecture, design, landscape, photography, and visual culture.
New York, NY
Houghton Library
Showcasing the digital collections of Harvard's Houghton Library, including illustrations, photographs, bookbindings and more.
Cambridge, MA
Strand Books
Odds and ends from New York's beloved bookstore.
New York, NY
Powell's Books
Sustenance for booklovers from the legendary independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon.
Portland, Oregon
NPR Books
NPR's Books team highlights all things lit-ish, from anniversaries and interviews to the latest news stories -- plus anything that makes us laugh.
Washington, DC
I work at a public library: A collection of crazy stories from the stacks.
For library champions and users, and those who love the absurdity of life.
St. Louis, MO
Hennepin County Library
Hennepin County Library's Tumblr is focused on the James K. Hosmer Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library and its digital collections.
Minneapolis, MN
The Art of Google Books
This blog documents signs of use in digitized books, and acknowledges digitization as rephotography. Ahh, curious coincidence! August accident! Peculiar provenance!
Common Good Books
Live Local, Read Large
St Paul, MN
The Millions
The official Tumblr feed for The Millions, the online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture.
Book and Beer
What book are you reading? What beer are you drinking? Put them together in a photo.
Electric Literature's Recommended Reading
Publishing one extraordinary story a week, each chosen by top writers and editors.
Brooklyn, NY
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
A nonprofit NYC bookstore, cafe, and event space where all proceeds fight AIDS. We have coffee, wine, beer, free wi-fi, and a blog about books.
Chronicle Books
See Things Differently. The official Tumblr of Chronicle Books, an independent publisher inspired by the enduring magic of books.
San Francisco, CA
Book Mania!
Book Mania is an inspirational blog celebrating the amazing power of reading.
Manila, Philippines
Back Catalogue
Blog of design studio Catalogue, showcasing the studios favourite books, zines, publications and graphic design from around the world.
Leeds, UK
BookStorey
Stories about antique, rare and collectable books.
Scotland
ABRAMS
The Art of Books Since 1949: Photography, Art, Fashion, Comics, Cooking, Craft, YA, Kids Books and More.
New York, NY
Historical Society of Pennsylvania Digital Library
Content from the Digital Center for Americana's collections, featuring photographs, artwork, maps, manuscripts, and more.
Philadelphia, PA
WORD
A neighborhood independent bookstore in glorious Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, NY
McNally Jackson Bookmongers
Bookmongery miscellany from Sam at McNally Jackson, an independent bookstore in New York City.
New York, NY