Stained glass of William Shakespeare, State Library of Victoria
Stained Glass of William Shakespeare, State Library of Victoria
Anna Akhmatova by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, 1922.
Portrait of Anna Akhmatova, 1922 by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin
“You will hear thunder and remember me, and think: she wanted storms…”-Anna Akhmatova
Rachel Carson died on 14 April 1964.
Robert Hines and Rachel Carson. Courtesy of United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
“But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.”-Rachel Carson
Robert Browning by Michele Gordigiani, 1858.
Robert Browning by Michele Gordigiani, 1858. National Portrait Gallery, London.
…you are still missed.
Kurt Vonnegut in his U.S. Army days
“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”-Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan
John O’Hara died on 11 April 1970.
John O’Hara, 1945
“They say great themes make great novels…but what these young writers don’t understand is that there is no greater theme than men and women.”-John O’Hara
Peter Matthiessen, 1927-2014 [courtesy the Paris Review]