Rothschild Prayerbook, Renaissance Era Relic, Up For Auction In NYC

"I was walking along a path with two friends - the sun was setting - suddenly the sky turned blood red. I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence - there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city. My friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety - and I sensed an infinite scream passing through nature." Edvard Munch

cover of j.d. salinger's short story, "for esme - with love and squalor," 1960

Antiphonary Date: 15th–16th century Culture: Spanish Medium: Parchment, tempera, ink, metal leaf, leather binding Dimensions: Overall: 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 1 3/8in. (39.4 x 24.1 x 3.5cm) Accession Number: 89.27.2 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Lorax Finally Gets His Own Art Exhibition

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13 Passages from Children's Literature that are More Dreadful and Shocking Than They May First Appear

What a wonderful thing...[Jack Kerouac typed the manuscript for "On the Road" single-spaced no margins or paragraph breaks on a 120-foot-long scroll in 3 weeks during the spring of 1951.]

What's the silliest question you can think of? get the answer at the library!

14 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Margaret Atwood

'The Book Thief' Trailer: World War II Drama Gets Emotional First Look

Edgar Allan Poe’s stories of an aristocratic French detective, C. Auguste Dupin, served as a model for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.

Lord of the Flies - William Golding-How could I forget this book. I recall being fascinated and disturbed while reading this as a child. Great examination of human nature. Memories.....

I've read a few of these "46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day". Next time I'm looking for a quick read, I'll need to bring this list back up.

"Elderly Woman Reading The Bible" ... by Albert Anker 1904. #reading #books

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