- Name: Theodor Storm
- D/O/B: 14 September 1817
- Member Since: 1862
- Status: Charter Member
- Important Role: Legal Counsel
- Hobbies: Law; exfoliating his cheeks; combing that wavy beard
Still Life with Books, a Letter and a Tulip by Charles Emmanuel Biset. 17th century.
Cover of Goblin Market and other poems by Christina Rossetti, 1862. The artwork is by her brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Published by D. Appleton and Co., 1902:
Today is H.G. Wells’ birthday!
21 September 1866
Upton Sinclair was born on 20 September 1878. Let’s celebrate his birthday by enjoying this poster from the 1914 film adaptation of his great novel, The Jungle:
I’m cat-sitting my aunt and uncle’s cat, Georgie. He’s incredibly soft and floofy, and loves to chill in this bathroom sink:
If I’m not reading, I’m adding books to my to-be-read list. That list is monstrously long–maybe not a mile, but getting there!
Here are some of my newest additions, courtesy of Bas Bleu, Daedalus, and Hamilton Book.
- The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson. (#UL6792) $28.00.
- Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart. (#UL6072) $14.95. (Great title!)
- Lady Cop Makes Trouble by Amy Stewart. (#UL6202) $26.00. (Even greater title!)
- Cassandra at the Wedding by Dorothy Baker. (#UK5112) $7.48.
- The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee. (#UL3972) $28.00.