greatest race the world has never seen

All visible books from Orange is the New Black (part 2)

Episode 1x05 - Piper is reading “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn. In her words “it was almost good”.

Episode 1x06 – Red is reading “This is Where I Leave You” by Jonathan Tropper, and doesn’t want to be disturbed.

Episode 1x06 - Alex owns “The Tao of Pooh” by Benjamin Hoff, (probably) “Birds of America” by Lorrie Moore, and “Les Miserables” by Victor Hugo.

Episode 1x08 – CO Maxwell is reading “Night Shift” by Stephen King.

Episode 1x11 – Black Cindy wants Poussey to expand her horizon with “1,000 Places To See Before You Die” by Patricia Schultz.

Episode 1x11 – Alex is reading “City of Thieves” by David Benioff.

Episode 1x12 – Alex is reading “Born To Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World has Never Seen” by Christopher McDougall.

anonymous asked:

I love your blog so much!! Thank you for my daily Cillian fix. Question for you: Cillian is holding a book in the Peaky Blinders set photos today. Do you know what he's reading?

Thank you! HQs of those set photos in

Got several asks about what he was reading and had no clue. So I put janecobweb (go to resource for literary things!) on the case. And she solved it - ‘Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen’ by Christopher McDougall. 

Isolated by Mexico’s deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets.

Thanks janecobweb for solving this mystery!


Parks and Recreation begins airing its final season on NBC January 13, 2015.  Over the past seven years, we have grown to love and care deeply about these amazingly crafted characters.  We laughed when Ron explained how the government functions to a 4th grade girl, rooted for Leslie to take down the pesky Greg Pikitis, had fun treatin’ ourselves with Donna and Tom, and cried tears of joy when Ben finally dropped down on one knee to propose to Leslie.  This graphic is a swan song dedicated to one of the greatest television comedies of all time.  We will miss you greatly Parks and Rec. However, in the meantime, check out some of these resources that we think your favorite characters would read or watch.

Leslie Knope

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics by Joe Biden

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

The West Wing

Ben Wyatt

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

The Boy Who Loved Batman: A Memoir: The True Story of How a Comics-Obsessed Kid Conquered Hollywood to Bring the Dark Knight to the Silver Screen by Michael Uslan

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Twin Peaks

Ron Swanson

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

American Whiskey, Bourbon, & Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit by Clay Risen

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Band of Brothers

April Ludgate

Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

Battle Royale

Dog Whisperer

Ann Perkins

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell

Fed Up

Getting On

Tom Haverford

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went From Street Corner to Corner Office by Zack O'Malley Greenburg

The Wolf of Wall Street

Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Donna Meagle

Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James

Next Generation Real Estate: New Rules for Smarter Home Buying and Faster Selling by Brendon DeSimone



Andy Dwyer

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Secrets of the FBI by Ronald Kessler

The Expendables

Reno 911

Chris Traeger

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall

Food, Inc

Man Vs. Wild