From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians-a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklins youngest sister, whose obscurity and poverty were matched only by her brothers fame and wealth but who, like him, was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator. It is a life that has never been examined before: that of the sister of one of the most remarkable men of their time, living unknown to the world at large, but a constant presence
“Write what should not be forgotten.” -- Isabel Allende – Writers know the deep imperative and power of words. Explore tips and quotes on writing inspiration at http://www.examiner.com/article/writing-inspiration-from-water-and-nature-tips-and-quotes
Today in Black History, 10/7/2013 - Amiri Baraka (Everett LeRoi Jones) published “Blues People: Negro Music in White America,” which is considered one of the most influential volumes of jazz criticism, in 1963. For more info, check out today's notes!