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This much-discussed 1947 Harold Halma photo on the back of Other Voices, Other Rooms was a key factor in Truman Capote's rise to fame during the {so sexy!

Salvador Dalí and Man Ray in Paris, on June 16, 1934 making "wild eyes" for photographer Carl Van Vechten

Salvador Dalí and Man Ray in Paris, on June 1934 making "wild eyes" for photographer Carl Van Vechten -artistic/literary expatriates in Paris in the and

Truman Capote by Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1947. Learn Fine Art Photography - https://www.udemy.com/fine-art-photography/?couponCode=Pinterest10

20 Great Southern Short Stories

Robert Benchley, humorist, critic, writer, actor. "It took me 15 years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous."

Robert Benchley, roomate of Charles MacArther. Benchley had an affair with his Vanity Fair coworker & long-time friend, Dorothy Parker. They were both members of the Algonquin Round Table

Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) - British playwright, novelist and short story writer. Photo Cecil Beaton

// Somerset Maugham // Cecil Beaton - This photograph is high contrast and is taken from a different perspective creating interest for the viewers. The point of you provides interest and mystery in the photo and makes the viewers ask questions

Henry David Thoreau in 1861 - Biography (1817-1862) - Henry David Thoreau walked the earth gently from July 12, 1817 - 1862. He lies in Sleepy Hollow cemetery in Concord Mass., alongside Hawthorne and Emerson… Before he died Thoreau exclaimed: “Now comes good sailing!” “A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.” — Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau: The Woods Burner

Henry David Thoreau challenged popular thinking about life and society in works such as his book Walden and essay Civil Disobedience.

Sigmund Freud, May 1856 – 23 September was an Austrian neurologist who became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis