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Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created

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25 Famous Movies That You Might Not Know Were Based On Books

25 Famous Movies That You Might Not Know Were Based On Books | Mrs Doubtfire was a book?! Surprised us! watch this movie free here: http://realfreestreaming.com

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Photos of Famous Authors Reading Famous Books

Stephen King at Fenway Park! Look, he's reading a book by Lee Child who is one of my favorite authors.

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50 Cultural Icons on Their Favorite Books

Bill Murray “Well, my favorite author is Mark Twain. He’s smart, and funny. Huckleberry Finn, especially the chapter all the purists hate, in which Tom Sawyer stages an elaborate rescue of Jim, is a writer having as much fun as possible. But my favorite book is a two-parter by Laurens Van Der Post, A Story Like The Wind and A Far Off Place. My favorite book used to be The Plague by Albert Camus.”

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37 Books Every Creative Person Should Be Reading

37 Books Every Creative Person Should Be Reading More Books to add to my ever growing List! #BookLove

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William Shakespeare

This is a picture of the famous writer, William Shakespeare. During the English Renaissance, Shakespeare wrote all four types of plays that were apart of the Renaissance. They were Comedy, Tragedy, Pastoral, and Historical. He is the author of the play Titus Andronicus. The play was written in 1589. Titus was a revenge tragedy, and this play was William Shakespeare's first tragedy.

Eudora Welty (1909-2001) was an American author of short stories and novels about the American South. Her novel 'The Optimist's Daughter' won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. Welty was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous awards. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.

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25 Vintage Photos of Librarians Being Awesome

25 Vintage Photos of Librarians Being Awesome

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Love DNA of famous classic novels (infographic)

An infographic that breaks down the word "love" in famous classic novels. This is so so fascinating! #infographic

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How Many Of These Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novels Have You Read?

How Many Of These Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novels Have You Read [7, which is more than I thought I had]