Books in Art: The Bookworm’s Table

The Bookworm's Table by Claude Raguet Hirst, circa 1890 Brooklyn Museum

The Bookworm’s Table by Claude Raguet Hirst, circa 1890. Brooklyn Museum.

Fun fact: Claude Raguet Hirst, an artist from Cincinnati, was actually a woman (real name: Claudine).

Happy Birthday, James Thurber!

James Thurber, my hometown boy, was born on 8 December 1894:

James Thurber by Fred Palumbo, 1954

James Thurber by Fred Palumbo, 1954

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.”-James Thurber

Also check out: A Sunday Afternoon Virtual Tour of the (James) Thurber House Museum