“An artist without ideas is a mendicant; barren, he goes begging among the hours.”–Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy
Woman Reading by Peter Ilsted, circa 1905:
- Jean Stein, 1934-2017 [THE PARIS REVIEW]
“I am reading six books at once, the only way of reading; since, as you will agree, one book is only a single unaccompanied note, and to get the full sound, one needs ten others at the same time.”–Virginia Woolf
I definitely have a book “problem.” In my defense, I bought this with a gift certificate I received for Christmas (from The Chef, of course).
The Book Loft of German Village, April 2017:
The newest member of my silent movie book library: