…is a fascinating and priceless literary and cultural treasure. Filling the years 1919-1938, it is a neat autobiography of his (and Zelda’s) professional output and earnings. The whole thing is now available on-line. Go there, go there now! It is a first-class time-waster worth every second.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Ledger [courtesy University of South Carolina]
His handwriting is elegantly divine.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, meticulous record-keeper, in 1921.
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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Dead [courtesy of HuffPost Books]
Roger Ebert Dead [courtesy HuffPost Entertainment]
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Any aspiring professional willing to take writing advice from E.L. James is an idiot. Although her bank account is inspirational, her ability is not. The opposite direction is this way. —————> You are welcome.
E.L. James’ ‘Shades of Grey: Inner Goddess’: a writer’s journal [
courtesy Los Angeles Times Books]
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New Rudyard Kipling Poems Discovered [courtesy Huff Post Books]
I am not a Kipling fan, but I am always fascinated and thrilled when work by long-dead writers is discovered.
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“Conscience is but a word that cowards use,
Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.”-
William Shakespeare, King Richard III
Richard III dig: DNA confirms bones are king’s [ ] courtesy BBC News
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Justin Bieber wore overalls to meet the Prime Minister of Canada, and the Edgar Allan Poe house was vandalized. We live in a tacky world, people.
Edgar Allan Poe House Vandalized While Closed During Transition [courtesy of Huff Post Books]
Vanity Fair unearthed a short chapter of Truman Capote’s never-finished novel, Answered Prayers. Seems fitting.
Capote, Uncovered (courtesy of Vanity Fair)