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Teddy Roosevelt’s 10 Rules for Reading

Teddy Roosevelt's 10 Rules for Reading It’s well known among historians that our venerated president, Theodore Roosevelt, was probably the most well-read president, and perhaps .

"What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it." - J. D. Salinger

Salinger reading The Catcher in the Rye. Photo via amazingly talented authors reading their own books.

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Kennedy Bobby - There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present and invoke the security of a comfortable past. Which in fact never existed.

Vita Sackville-West in 1913 - Virginia Woolf's lesbian lover.

Virginia Woolf & Vita Sackville-West: A Love Affair

The Hon Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Lady Nicolson, CH March 1892 – 2 June…

One of our favorite quotes from Ben Franklin, publisher of The Pennsylvania Gazette.

The person who deserves the most pity is the lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read. Ben Franklin, publisher of The Pennsylvania Gazette and a founding Father

HARI (1985)    Acrylic on Canvas - 32" x 20"    The definitive cover art for this definitive work by one of the greatest minds in science fiction literature, Isaac Asimov.  Hari Seldon and the city/planet Trantor inspire and permeate the whole Foundation series; they are the books' ultimate symbols and so the only choice for the first cover. In the composition, Michael suggested the stately grandeur of the monumental civilization

Hari Seldon - The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov was beautiful matched by amazing layered of art from Micheal Whelan.

Aurora, in an ill fitting wig, undercover in Cincinatti. It was an unfortunate misunderstanding.... She was not amused.

Mug shot. Vintage mugshots of women are now my new favorite thing to pin.

Lord Carnarvon, the wealthy English aristocrat who sponsored Howard Carter's exploration and eventually discover of King Tut's Tomb

George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, Earl of Carnarvon & Howard carter, discovered Tomb of Tutankhamun

"So, little Amélie, your bones aren't made of glass.  You can take life's knocks.  If you let this chance go by, eventually your heart will become as dry and brittle as my skeleton. So, go and get him, for pete's sake!" - Amelie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France, 2001)

Nino Quincampoix et Amélie Poulain (Mathieu Kassovitz et Audrey Tautou)