Today is the birthday of Oscar Wilde, born in 1854. He was an Irish writer and poet. fter writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, his only novel (The Picture of Dorian Gray), his plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.

Today is the birthday of Oscar Wilde, born in 1854. He was an Irish writer and poet. fter writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, his only novel (The Picture of Dorian Gray), his plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.

FEMMEDANDY:  Because no-one, ever, anywhere, can ever have too much Colette. No one has held a cigarette so perfectly.   If I can’t have too many truffles, I’ll do without truffles.

FEMMEDANDY: Because no-one, ever, anywhere, can ever have too much Colette. No one has held a cigarette so perfectly. If I can’t have too many truffles, I’ll do without truffles.

Karen Blixen, 1961 -by Léon Herschtritt   Exhibition:Léon Herschtritt: Photography from 1960s ParisThe Foosaner Art Museum  (23 March-12 May)  via Journal de la photographie

Karen Blixen, 1961 -by Léon Herschtritt Exhibition:Léon Herschtritt: Photography from 1960s ParisThe Foosaner Art Museum (23 March-12 May) via Journal de la photographie

Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (1900-1949) was an American author and journalist. Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1937 for her epic American Civil War era novel, Gone with the Wind, which was the only novel by Mitchell published during her lifetime.

Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (1900-1949) was an American author and journalist. Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1937 for her epic American Civil War era novel, Gone with the Wind, which was the only novel by Mitchell published during her lifetime.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), was an Amer­i­can writer and Tran­scen­den­tal­ist born in Con­cord, MA. Thoreau was also known for civil dis­obe­di­ence as well as an avid abolitionist.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), was an Amer­i­can writer and Tran­scen­den­tal­ist born in Con­cord, MA. Thoreau was also known for civil dis­obe­di­ence as well as an avid abolitionist.

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