The Surrealists: Breton, Ernst, Dalí, Arp, Tanguy, Char, Crevel, Eluard, De Chirico, Giacometti, Tzara, Picasso, Magritte, Brauner, Peret, Rosey, Miro, Mesens, Hugnet, Man Ray. (Surrealist Chessboard by Man Ray, 1934)
Ernest Hemingway’s standing desk: A working habit he has had from the beginning, Hemingway stands when he writes. He stands in a pair of his oversized loafers on the worn skin of a lesser kudu — the typewriter and the reading board chest-high opposite him. - Paris Review, 1958
Ernest Hemingway's standing desk
In the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway’s colleagues bet him that he couldn’t write a sad story in just six words.
The Saddest, Shortest Story Ever Written
famous authors' sleep habits and literary productivity
Matisse working in bed, his cats at his feet; Nice, France 1949
Mark Twain, New Hampshire, 1905