Dorothy Parker

Le Salon Annex: You Were Perfectly Fine by Dorothy Parker

Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China. Her most famous book was The Good Earth.

Virginia Woolf

“ Virginia Wolff smoking while reading. Photograph by Gisèle Freund (German, In London, Freund photographed Woolf with her cigarette holder and books, and Virginia and Leonard.

Patti Smith: Godmother of punk

Patti Smith is often described as a musician, a poet, and an artist - but far too often we dismiss her status as a style icon.

Anatomie d'un livrophage. un accro du livre

Anatomie d'un livrophage. un accro du livre

incidentalcomics: “ Fahrenheit 351 (After Ray Bradbury) ”

Funny: Fahrenheit 351 (comic) -- Here it is: a new comic from Grant Snider (Incidental Comics).

Marie-Hélène Branciard invente un style 2.0 - Cineartscene

Marie-Hélène Branciard invente un style 2.0 - Cineartscene


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