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Henry David Thoreau
"Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations." (More)
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou is one of the most prominent American writers, activists, and creative minds in recent history. Angelou has an extensive list of published works, including the famous biography of her youth More)
Margaret Atwood
If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word. Margaret Atwood is the poet and novelist behind the Handmaid's Tale. She is well known for her feminist literary works, poetry collections, short stories, and literary criticism. She has rece (More)
Haruki Murakami
“Writing novels is much the same. You gather up bones and make your gate, but no matter how wonderful the gate might be, that alone doesn't make it a living breathing nov (More)
Mary Shelley
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos. Mary Shelly, author of Frankenstein, is credited by many as the creator of the Sci-fi genre. Shelley grew up and formed a life surrounded by literar (More)
Alison Bechdel
The writer's business is to find the shape in unruly life and to serve her story. Not, you may note, to serve her family, or to serve the truth, but to serve the story. Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist, most well-known for her graphic nove (More)
Frances Mayes
"[Keats] aspired to what he called Negative Capability, when one is 'capable of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after facts and reason.' At the end of this day, that’s my takeaway. Facts and reasons can chang (More)
Quote of the Week | Stephen King
Photo by: Pinguino Kolb Stephen King, an American writer of horror, is known by some as "The King of Horror." His most popular works are IT, The Green Mile, and Misery. “Ma (More)
Quote of the Week | Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston was born this month (January 7th). She was an African American writer whose most famous work was Their Eyes Were Watching God. Her work is known for depicting the African American diaspora and the struggles of being an Africa (More)
Quote of the Week | Avi
Photo by Katherine Warde. This past month was author Avi's birthday (December 23rd). He is most known for his work with children's books. "My mind has become somewhat like (More)
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