[Book Nerd Art] Eliza by Barry Pain, 1904

The cover of Eliza by Barry Pain, 1904:

Eliza by Barry Pain , 1904. Illustration by Wallace Goldsmith.

An Emily Dickinson Scrapbook

Today is poet Emily Dickinson’s 185th birthday. Let’s celebrate, shall we?

Drawing of Emily Dickinson as a child

Drawing of Emily Dickinson as a child

“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.”-Emily Dickinson

Book cover of Poems by Emily Dickinson, 1890

Book cover of Poems by Emily Dickinson, 1890

“I dwell in possibility.”-Emily Dickinson Continue reading

Upton Sinclair: 20 September 1878

Pulitzer Prize winning author Upton Sinclair was born on 20 September 1878. As many of you know, I love this photo of him as a young man:

Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair

You can download a copy of his most important work, The Jungle, at Project Gutenberg.

Cover of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, 1906

Cover of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, 1906.