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Rose Wilder Lane, daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder (and possible co-author of the Little House books).

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle One of my favorite authors Born: May 22, 1859, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Died: July 7, 1930, Crowborough, United Kingdom.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle One of my favorite authors Born: May Edinburgh, United Kingdom Died: July Crowborough, United Kingdom. The outstanding mind behind Sherlock Holmes

H.G.WELLS (Herbert George Wells, 1866-1946) English writer, largely known for his works of science fiction.

WELLS (Herbert George Wells, English writer, largely known for his works of science fiction. Fiction: The Time Machine The Invisible Man The Island of Doctor Moreau The War of the Worlds The First Men in the Moon The Shape of Things to Com

Samuel Beckett waiting for Godot outside a Paris cafe, 1988  “I have loved books all my life. There is nothing more beautiful in our material world than the book.”  ― Patti Smith

Writers having a drink

Samuel Beckett waiting for Godot outside a Paris cafe, 1988 “I have loved books all my life. There is nothing more beautiful in our material world than the book.” and a vodka cocktail.

To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee (Author) and Mary Badham (Scout)

Harper Lee, author of "To Kill A Mockingbird," on the movie set with Mary Badham, who played Scout.

W.B. Yeats.  Wow! never saw him with a mustache before.

1984 power and control essay writer Looking for free 1984 essay power control essays with examples? 1984 George Orwell was not only a writer, but also an important political reformer.

edna st. vincent millay. i love this picture of her. the biography, savage beauty, is really fantastic.

Beautiful photo of Edna St Vincent Millay at Vassar College, 1914 (image by Arnold Genthe)

Swindon Works in 1951,  now our workshop!

Rail Britannia: Newly found pictures reveal how train travel was once a glorious experience, not a shabby ordeal

A Class 4 locomotive suspended from the ceiling in preparation for a valve fitting at Swindon Works in 1951 --- England

James Joyce by Faber Books, via Flickr (Pinned Bloomsday, 2012)

Gisèle Freund: Writer Portraits: James Joyce with grandson, Paris,

Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers was an American writer who wrote novels, short stories, and two plays, as well as essays and some poetry.

Aneurin Bevan - founder of the National Health Service; could be turning in his…

British Politician Aneurin Bevan Posing in Front of in His Home Town During His Campaign

Aneurin 'Nye' Bevan - founder of the British National Health Service; could be turning in his grave with what's happening now !

it takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.  -e.e. cummings

October 14 was the birthday of the great American poet e. cummings - A pacifist, cummings was interred during WW I. Poetically he sucked up influences from Dada, symbolism, and imagist.

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

Henrik Ibsen: Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre.

"Do not go gentle into that good night,  Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light..." Dylan Thomas

” ― Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas was born on the 27 October

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas - poet who wrote "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night"

Harry Houdini & his wife Bess

Harry and Beatrice Houdini, full-length portrait, standing facing front in

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