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Irène Némirovsky - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Irène Némirovsky February 1903 – 17 August was a novelist of Ukrainian Jewish origin born in Kiev Ukraine under the Russian…

Hemingway & cat

Ernest Hemingway feeding his cat corn on the cob – intensely! celebrity author takes on pet cat in fight for lunch and fails surreal vintage writers photo everyday life beyond the typewriter

Saul Bellow (1915 – 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award for Fiction three times and he received the Foundation's lifetime Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 1990.

The 10 best Booker prize moments – in pictures

Saul Bellow, ["Henderson the Rain King" "Dean's December" "Seize the Day" etc.

Пётр Алексе́евич Кропо́ткин (Pjotr Aljeksjejevich Kropotkin 1842-1921), Russian Geographer, Economist, Activist, Philologist, Zoologist, Evolutionary Theorist, Philosopher, Writer and Prominent Anarchist.

Peter Kropotkin circa The Russian Anarchist Prince Who Challenged Evolution

Mary Stewart, the British author of romantic thrillers who jumped genres in her 50s to create the internationally best-selling trilogy of Merlin books, reimagining the Arthurian legend from a sorcerer’s point of view, died on May 9 at her home in the village of Loch Awe, on the west coast of Scotland. She was 97.

Mary Stewart, British Writer Who Spanned Genres, Dies at 97

Lady Mary Stewart British author of romantic thrillers who jumped genres in her to create the internationally best-selling trilogy of Merlin books, reimagining the Arthurian legend from a sorcerer’s point of view.

The birth on this day 13th January, 1926 of Michael Bond. English writer and creator of Paddington Bear. Whilst working as a BBC television cameraman Bond had his first book published. A Bear Called Paddington. it was the start of Bond's most famous series of books telling the tale of a bear from darkest Peru, whose Aunt Lucy send him to England, carrying a jar of marmalade.

Michael Bond: ‘Paddington stands up for things, he’s not afraid of going to the top and giving them a hard stare’

Michael Bond: ‘Paddington stands up for things, he’s not afraid of going to the…

Mary Norton Author and Writer Doll Miniature by UneekDollDesigns, $41.00

Mary Norton Author and Writer Doll Miniature by UneekDollDesigns, $41.00

Mary Norton (B. 12/10/1903,  Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England - D. 08/29/1992, Bideford, Devon, England)  Children's author, best known for writing Bedknobs and Broomsticks and the Borrowers series

Mary Norton

English writer Mary Norton was born today in She's best known for her children's books, The Borrowers series and Bedknobs and Broomsticks. She passed in 1992

Irène Némirovsky (Ucrania, 1903-Auschwitz, 1942)

Irene Nemirovsky - a wonderful author whose life was cut short in a concentration camp.

Elena Poniatowska (born May 19, 1932, in Paris, France, as Princess Hélène Elizabeth Louise Amélie Paula Dolores Poniatowska Amor) is a Mexican journalist and author. Her generation of writers include Carlos Fuentes‎, José Emilio Pacheco and Carlos Monsiváis.

Elena Poniatowska (born May in Paris, France, as Princess Hélène Elizabeth Louise Amélie Paula Dolores Poniatowska Amor) is a Mexican journalist and author. Her generation of writers include Carlos Fuentes‎, José Emilio Pacheco and Carlos Monsiváis.

Carole Lombard died in a plane crash on this day (January 16) in 1942. #carolelombard

There are an awful lot of crimes against leopard print going on this winter (and it’s only October!), so here’s a second selection of favourite leading ladies working that loveliest of …

Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of more than 20 novels, including those of the beloved "Anne of Green Gables" series

Aiken House & Gardens: Touring Anne of Green Gables Land - Lucy Maude Montgomery the author of Anne of Green Gables and other books. This link takes you on a photo tour of Green Gables.

Somerset Maugham with his dog.. read his books !!! wondrous !!!

The first superstar novelist Somerset Maugham: Is he the most debauched man of the 20th century?

William Somerset Maugham - British playwright, novelist and short story writer.

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