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    A 17-year-old Ernest Hemingway as a high school junior.

    Love this photo of Sylvia Plath (Author of The Bell Jar) surrounded by books.

    Jim Morrison (age?)

    "Gone with the Wind" author and journalist Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) Courtesy of Atlanta History Center

    Awesome Photos of Writers Hanging Out via Flavorwire - Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Jerry Seinfeld, actor/writer. 1975 graduate of Massapequa High School on Long Island NY

    Janet and Michael.

    Aretha Franklin.

    Atlanta’s own Margaret Mitchell

    John and Sean Lennon 1975

    J. R. R. Tolkien. "It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him."

    Roald Dahl and Ernest Hemingway, London, 1944. Dahl, though in the RAF, had already begun writing children's stories at this time.

    I LOVE this photo.

    Viola Smith, 100 years old. One of the first female professional drummers, she graced the cover of Billboard Magazine in 1940.

    Colorized photograph of Hans Christian Anderson

    If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all ~Oscar Wilde

    S.E. Hinton just one year after "The Outsiders", a book she wrote at age 17, was published. Today, this novel is considered a modern teen classic.


    Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice In Wonderland". So that's what he looked like! Now whatever is he holding?

    Aretha Franklin rehearses steps with the legendary dancer and choreographer Charles “Cholly” Atkins at a dance studio in 1961. Mr. Atkins (1913-2003) created the iconic dance moves of The Temptations, Gladys Knight and the Pips and The Supremes’s famous “Stop! In the Name of Love” hand movement. The Alabama-born Mr. Atkins began his career as a vaudeville performer and was one half of the legendary dance duo Coles and Atkins with Honi Coles. In 1988, he shared a Ton