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nypl: “ Happy Birthday to John Steinbeck, American writer and author of literature favorites like The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and Of Mice and Men! This photo of him comes from our Berg.

John Steinbeck’s in Salinas, California

A Peek Inside Famous Writers' Homes

"all great and precious things are lonely" -john steinbeck ~m

We Dream—it Is Good We Are Dreaming - Poem by Emily Dickinson

“We Dream—it Is Good We Are Dreaming” by Emily Dickinson #Poetry

We Dream—it Is Good We Are Dreaming - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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New PEN Archive Offers 1500 Hours of Audio/Video of Your Favorite Authors Online

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects. ― Herman Melville.  Portrait, 1861.

Literature - Herman Melville(August 1819 – September an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. The bulk of his writings was published between 1846 and Best known for his whaling novel Moby-Dick

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 - November 28, 1859) was an American author and historian of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories, 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle'. Irving, along with Cooper, were the first Americans to gain acclaim in Europe and served as an encouragement to Hawthorne, Melville, Longfellow, and Poe.

These are the last words on Washington Irving. famous writing of the romantic period. Famous Authors' Last Words: Washington Irving, author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, is buried in the actual Sleepy Hollow, New York.

Nickolas Muray, [D. H. Lawrence], ca. 1925 muray_nickolas_1172_2005

The recent discovery of an unpublished D. Lawrence letter proves that he’s got your back, ladies. Writing in response to a misogynistic 1924 article titled “The Ugliness of Women,” Lawrence lay down the law: “ The hideousness {the author] sees is.

Roald Dahl Day: Roald Dahl at home

Gallery: Roald Dahl

One of my favorite authors Roald Dahl working "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "James and the Giant Peach", "Matilda", "The Witches"

Harper Lee ~ Author of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' (love this picture of one of my favorite Southern authors)

Harper Lee ~ Author of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from Monroeville, Alabama (love this picture of one of my favorite Southern authors)

Why I Write: Joan Didion on Ego, Grammar, and the Impetus to Create | Brain Pickings

Why I Write: Joan Didion on Ego, Grammar, and the Creative Impulse

Community Post: 20 Essential Joan Didion Quotes That Will Make You Wish You Were A Writer

Edith Wharton and her dog...wrote one of my personal favorites "Age of Innocence"

Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. In addition to novels, Wharton wrote at least 85 short stories.

James Franco; he's got that boyish cuteness but he can really look like a man if he wants to. <3

Inspiring image actor, gorgeous, hot, james franco, smoking - Resolution - Find the image to your taste

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