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Known Authors of the Past.

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Danish author of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen

My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck By Lightning

my-ear-trumpet - 6 results for hans christian andersen

Louisa Mae Alcott sitting at the desk where she wrote "Little Women."

Louisa Mae Alcott sitting at the desk where she wrote "Little Women."

Pearl Buck (1892-1973) ... gifted writer and civil rights activist ... winner of the 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Pearl S. Buck

Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker Buck Walsh (Pearl S. Buck) was a bestselling and Nobel Prize–winning author. Her classic novel The Good Earth (1931) was awar...

Leon Herschtritt´s portrait of the Baroness Karen Blixen, better known as Isak Dinesen, author of "Out of Africa" (1937)

Le Journal de la Photographie

Le Journal de la Photographie offers daily coverage of everything photographic, from top-notch photo reportages to photographer profiles; from exhibitions to shows, prints, fashion, publications, fairs, adver- tising, auctions, and more.

Les Miserables

Jill's Favorite Forgotten Classics

Though the Time's 100 Greatest Novels List has some of the classics we know and love, it also contains a few drawbacks. Firstly, it only in...

Virginia Woolf (25 Jan 1882–28 Mar 1941), English writer, and one of the foremost modernists of the 20th century. During the interwar period, she was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and Orlando, and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own, with its famous dictum, "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."

Virginia Woolf

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Louisa May Alcott - abolitionist, feminist, wartime nurse, teacher, suffragette, author

Louisa May Alcott - abolitionist, feminist, wartime nurse, teacher, suffragette, author

Hemingway in Cuba, 1934.

Hemingway in Cuba, 1934.

Stephen King

Stephen King | The Author

Stephen's biography, awards, appearances, and photos.

The 'Hansel and Gretel' Little Golden book

I Heart Fairy Tales.

Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin Western Publishing Company, 1954 I love this dark, somewhat violent fairy tale. I mean, when one thinks about it, it's quite scary. It really plays on one's childhood fears--evil stepmother, child abandonment, getting lost, being hungry and alone, creepy old ladies who entice you with candy but really want to cook and eat you, murdering someone even if it's in self defense. And then divorce of some sort when the evil stepmother…

Second week of October's reading

discovering, sampling and sharing books

Jellybooks offers readers free advance reading copies and complimentary ebooks in exchange for their reading data: book candy for readers, data candy for authors and publishers.

Miss Marple

‘Margaret Rutherford plays Miss Jane Marple’ by Margaret Sanderson

'Margaret Rutherford plays Miss Jane Marple' by Margaret Sanderson


A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations - Charles Dickens - Penguin Group (USA)

Shop for books by author Charles Dickens at Penguin Group (USA).