[Book Nerd Links] Where Famous Writers Lived…

The Homes of 18 Legendary Writers [ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST]

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[Alternative Muses] Birthday Mashup: Charles Dickens/Sinclair Lewis/Laura Ingalls Wilder/Gay Talese

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”-Charles Dickens (born 7 February 1812)

Sinclair Lewis by Arnold Genthe, 7 March 1914

Sinclair Lewis (born 7 February 1885) by Arnold Genthe, 7 March 1914

And:

Laura Ingalls Wilder, circa 1885

Laura Ingalls Wilder (born 7 February 1867), circa 1885

“I am a documentarian of what I do.”-Gay Talese (born 7 February 1932)

Hey, Dickens! It’s Your Birthday!

Ye Olde Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812:

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”-Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities