Brave Genius: How the Unlikely WWII Friendship of a Scientist & a Philosopher Shaped Modern Culture

Love, Sex, and the World Between | Brain Pickings

How to Worry Less About Money | Brain Pickings

Are Writers Born or Made? Jack Kerouac on the Crucial Difference Between Talent and Genius | Brain Pickings

Albert Camus 1954

The Hand Through the Fence: Pablo Neruda on What a Childhood Encounter Taught Him About Writing and Why We Make Art | Brain Pickings

Jacques Derrida (1930—2004), French philosopher

Kurt Vonnegut Diagrams the Shape of All Stories in a Master’s Thesis Rejected by U. Chicago

The Most Beautiful and Timelessly Bewitching LGBTQ Love Letters in History

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought.

Albert Camus (7 Nov 1913 – 4 Jan 1960) French-Algeria-born Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to rise of philosophy known as absurdism. . .awarded 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature "for his important literary production, which w/ clear-sighted earnestness illuminates problems of human conscience in our times."

Félix Nadar, George Sand. French writer and intellectual who wore sometimes dressed as a man and had an affair with Chopin.

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood: by Jennifer Senior who asks: What are the effects of children on their parents? By focusing on parenthood, rather than parenting, the book is original and essential reading for mothers and fathers of today—and tomorrow. #Books #Parenthood

The Psychology of Trust in Work and Love | Brain Pickings

Baudelaire fue un poeta, crítico de arte y traductor francés. Fue llamado poeta maldito, debido a su vida de bohemia y excesos, y a la visión del mal que impregna su obra. Las influencias más importantes sobre él fueron Théophile Gautier, Joseph de Maistre (de quien dijo que le había enseñado a pensar) y, en particular, Edgar Allan Poe, a quien tradujo extensamente.

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives | Brain Pickings

“I have cultivated my hysteria with pleasure and terror.” ― Charles Baudelaire

The Science of Dreams and Why We Have Nightmares | Brain Pickings

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.

Women in the Wild: True Stories of Adventure and Connection