It's like I tell my writing design students, there are two rules. Writers write. Writers read. So why does it feel like I've turned over a stone? What is this guilty pleasure in watching a writer read?
Helen Gurley Brown...Helen Gurley Was a Leading Proponent of Women's Rights With the Publication of Her 60's Best Seller, "Sex & the Single Girl"..She Brought the Once-Taboo Desires of Women Right Out Front & Women Liberated Themselves Behind Her Lead In the Workplace..."Cosmopolitan" Magazine's Editor-In-Chief For Decades, She Married Producer David Brown In Her 40's...Sadly, We Lost Mrs. Gurley Brown Last Year...And We Ladies Lost Quite A Herione!! Thanks, Helen For the Holes In That Ceiling!
Helen Gurley Brown long-running editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan at work
Jerome David Salinger poses reading for a rare publicity photograph
Colin Henry Wilson reads on Hampstead Heath, 1956
Poet and songwriter Patricia Lee 'Patti' Smith reading outside.
1988 Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz
Michael Morpurgo in 1973 reading to his children