20 Photos of Famous Authors in Awesome Costumes [COURTESY FLAVORWIRE]
Be sure to stop back here and tell us your favourite! Check out a very young Elsa Lanchester in the image with Evelyn Waugh. She is enchanting!
Allen Ginsberg reading America. Keep in mind that Allen Ginsberg means Allen Ginsberg: this is not G-rated.
Patrick Kavanagh reading The Hospital.
The only extant recording of the great writer Virginia Woolf’s voice. From BBC Radio, 29th April 1937.
Gertrude Stein reading If I Told Him a Completed Portrait of Picasso
Kurt Vonnegut reading an excerpt from Breakfast of Champions.
An excerpt of Flannery O’Connor reading A Good Man is Hard to Find, 1959.
Her reading is brilliant.
Edna St. Vincent Millay reading Recuerdo.
Robert Benchley was a writer-humorist-actor who was a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. In this clip, he proves (from the grave) that although the technology we use to document our daily lives has changed, not much else has.