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Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

Georgia O'Keeffe: one of a majority of very early morning risers. Photograph: AP #creativity #earlymorningriser

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The “Master” Letters of Margaret Fuller and Emily Dickinson

The first depiction of Emily Dickinson's Newfoundland dog, Carlo. He was given to Emily by her father in 1850 when the poet was 19 and Carlo was with her until 1866.

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Calling All Book Nerds: Here's Your Chance To See 'The Goldfinch' Painting In Real Life

Carel Fabritius-1622-1654 The Goldfinch 1654. One of my favourite paintings - it is at the centre of the new Donna Tartt book - The Goldfinch.

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'Eat Pray Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert on the books of her life

‘Eat Pray Love’ author Elizabeth Gilbert on the books of her life |

------- Ithaca by C.P.Kavafy --------- When you set out for Ithaca hope that your journey is a long one full of adventures , full of discoveries. Laistrygonians and Cyclops, angry Poseidon - do not be afraid of You'll never find things like that as long as you keep your thoughts raised high as long as a rare sensation touches your spirit and your body. Laistrygonians and Cyclops, wild Poseidon - you'll never encounter unless you bring them alone inside your souls ...


Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson. | 26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black History