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T. S. Eliot reads.

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Carl Jung reads.

Their meaning is too deep to grasp other than in symbols. ~Carl Jung, The Red Book, p.

Nickolas Muray, [D. H. Lawrence], ca. 1925 muray_nickolas_1172_2005

The recent discovery of an unpublished D. Lawrence letter proves that he’s got your back, ladies. Writing in response to a misogynistic 1924 article titled “The Ugliness of Women,” Lawrence lay down the law: “ The hideousness {the author] sees is.

T. S. Eliot & Virginia Woolf

Eliot and Virginia Woolf, 1924

"To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge  from almost all of life's miseries"    W. Somerset Maugham  (1874-1975)

William Somerset Maugham, CH was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the . Of Human Bondage, The Painted Veil, The Razor's Edge

Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear-end collision and Man will never know that what hit him from behind was Man. - James Thurber

Thurber at a Typewriter

Today in Labor History October 22nd - Writer, adventurer, and activist John Reed was born, Bank robber Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd was killed by FBI agents near East Liverpool, Ohio https://voicesoflabor.com/2017/10/22/today-labor-history-october-22nd-3-2/?utm_content=buffer0848d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

john reed, mabel dodge's revolutionary boyfriend from the bohemian greenwich village salon days @ 23 fifth avenue before his romance with louise bryant.

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, NYC, 1959

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, NYC, 1959

“We are in the eyes of others, and it is from the gaze of others that we assume as ourselves.”  - Jean-Paul Sartre, "Being and Nothingness”

“We are in the eyes of others, and it is from the gaze of others that we assume as ourselves.” - Jean-Paul Sartre, "Being and Nothingness”

JD Salinger

JD Salinger, for writing "Franny and Zooey" and "Raise High the Roof beam, Carpenters." And also for Holden Caulfield, of course!

Stefan Zweig, 1939. photographed by Giséle Freund | "Stefan Zweig (German: [tsvaɪk]; November 28, 1881 – February 22, 1942) was an Jewish Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. At the height of his literary career, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was one of the most popular writers in the world."

Stefan Zweig, photographed by Giséle Freund November 1881 – February 1942 was an Jewish Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. At the height of his literary career, in the and he was one of the most popular writers in the world.

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Peter Matthiessen, author of The Snow Leopard and many other books, died at the age of 86 on April

French novelist, playwright, and exponent of Existentialism —a philosophy acclaiming the freedom of the individual human being. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in...

Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre: Jean-Paul Sartre, French novelist, playwright, and exponent of Existentialism—a philosophy acclaiming the freedom of the individual human being. He was awarded the Nobel

John Updike 1962 (W. Earl Snyder)

John Updike (March 1932 – January was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.

Laurence Olivier reads.

Laurence Olivier reads.

Although Harlan Ellison will probably best be remembered for having written the story for "City on the Edge of Forever," one of classic Star Trek's finest moments, he has written much, much more and is one of those writers who uses sci-fi as a means for exploring the deeper questions that all science fiction to some degree asks... what does it mean to be human?

American sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison ponders his next word.

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