Writing Trivia

The Private Book Collections Of 4 Famous Writers

Emily Dickinson The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne The Poetical Works of George Herbert Confessions of an English opium-eater : and, Suspiria de profundis by Thomas De Quincey The poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning The Professor by Charlotte…

If authors were lovers

Wilde would whisper flowery sweet nothings in your ear during foreplay but then have his very dirty way with you Fitzgerald would spend an hour bragging about how good he was and then come much too soon Shakespeare would make up positions on the spot but they’d be…

Popular Christmas Books – Three Lists

10 Cherished Classic Christmas Books How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss Little Women by Louisa May Alcott A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles M. Schulz The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore Frosty the Snowman by Diane Muldrow A Christmas Carol by Charles…

The Books That Made The Most ‘Best Of 2012′ Book Lists

From Flavorwire The Best Book Lists Flavorwire Consulted: Publisher’s Weekly Slate TIME (Fiction) TIME (Nonfiction) Vogue The Washington Post Book Riot Amazon The Atlantic Esquire The Huffington Post The New York Times The Daily Beast Newsday Christian Science Monitor (Fiction) Christian Science Monitor (Nonfiction) The Books That Made the Most…

100 Beautiful And Ugly Words

This article is so interesting. We love words and we love what Mark Nichol has to say. 'One of the many fascinating features of our language is how often words with pleasant associations are also quite pleasing on the tongue and even to the eye, and…

Great Poets’ Favourite Recipes

Reblogged from The Atlantic In late April of 1973, poet and self-taught chef Victoria McCabe mailed form letter requests to 250 of the era’s leading poets, asking them to share their favourite recipes. Some 150 replied, 117 of whom made it into John Keats’s Porridge: Favorite Recipes…
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