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Erik Larson


Nellie Bly (May 5, 1864 – January 27, 1922) was the pen name of American pioneer female journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran. She remains notable for two feats: a record-breaking trip around the world in emulation of Jules Verne's character Phileas Fogg, and an exposé in which she faked insanity to study a mental institution from within.

William E. Dodd. It was very interesting and enlightening to read about him and the events leading up to Hitler's rise to power in Erik Larson's "In the Garden of Beasts".

Sylvia Plath in Paris, 1956.

The Great Gatsby

1891; Whitman, Sarah (binding designer); Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 (author)

800 words about James and Sirius written for charity. Free on Goodreads. pinning so i dont forget!

Jack Kerouac Naval Reserve Enlistment Photo 1943

Jane Austen

Was it luck or was it Kathryn Stockett?

Graham Greene 'The Third Man' 50'

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The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Le Petit Prince is the French title, I have it in French since I also speak that language in addition to Swedish & Norwegian)


Joan Didion

Jeffrey Eugenides

Irène Némirovsky

Ingrid Bergman on set of Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious © Robert Capa

F. Scott Fitzgerald