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"It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life. It faced...the whole external world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. It understood you just as far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself."
A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter, one of Indiana's most celebrated authors. She was an independent woman and an accomplished naturalist who chronicled with photographs and water colors moths in rural Indiana in the early 20th century in her book 'Moths of the Limberlost'. The Imperial Moth is a character in her novel. pinterest.com/... #Book #Gene_Stratton_Porter #A_Girl_of_the_Limberlost
“Dig”, 1909. Sadie Wendell Mitchell. Poster by Mitchell showing a woman sitting in a room filled with books reading a work titled Economy. A sign with text “Do It Now” hangs on the wall above the woman’s head. Part of the artist’s “Girls Will Be Girls” poster series. Chromolithograph by Close, Graham, & Scully, Inc., New York, 1909. From the Library of Congress.
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides: one of my all time favorite books. this is a great list: Books that will change your life!
Stieg Larsson's trilogy : The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. It's a hard read about a tough subject if you can just get through the 1st 50 pages!