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First Edition of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice

Death Comes to Pemberley


Edgar Allan Poe -I did a project in my 10th grade English class where I converted this poem into one about Ariel from The Little Mermaid. I wish I still had that, it was a good piece I did back when adored writing (and I got a good grade too).

On The Road by Jack Kerouac 1957

. . . little you know the subtle electric fire that for your sake is playing within me. • walt whitman

In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces " Dante’s Inferno". Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science.

Mark Twain's pocket notebook. He had his leather bound notebooks custom made according to his own design idea. Each page had a tab; once a page had been used, he would tear off its tab, allowing him to easily find the next blank page for his jottings.

The story of a young Scottish woman who becomes caught up in the effort to liberate Occupied France from the Nazis while pursuing a perilous mission of her own. ~ Charlotte Grey ~ Sebastian Faulks ~ 1999

Time and Again by Jack Finney - time travel at its best - don't read the ending first!

"That is part of the beauty of literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Quivering Pen: The Spongy Wall of Death: "Moriturus" by Edna St. Vincent Millay