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Thomas Hart Benton at work on his painting, “The Rape of Persephone.” Alfred Eisenstaedt, Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images.
Benton published an autobiography in the late 1930s that was praised by none other than the Nobel Prize-winning American novelist Sinclair Lewis, who wrote, “Here’s a rare thing — a painter who can write.”

books0977:

Thomas Hart Benton at work on his painting, “The Rape of Persephone.” Alfred Eisenstaedt, Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images.

Benton published an autobiography in the late 1930s that was praised by none other than the Nobel Prize-winning American novelist Sinclair Lewis, who wrote, “Here’s a rare thing — a painter who can write.”

ingridrichter:

Education of Alexander the Great by Aristotle by Jose Armet Portanell at Posterlounge.

ingridrichter:

Education of Alexander the Great by Aristotle by Jose Armet Portanell at Posterlounge.

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humansofnewyork:

"Speak slowly, we’re German.""What’s your favorite thing about her?""…. she’s there.""When did you most appreciate her being there?"
He made a slightly puzzled expression, then turned to his wife and started speaking in German. She looked up at the sky for a second, then said: “He is island in my life.”

humansofnewyork:

"Speak slowly, we’re German."
"What’s your favorite thing about her?"
"…. she’s there."
"When did you most appreciate her being there?"

He made a slightly puzzled expression, then turned to his wife and started speaking in German. She looked up at the sky for a second, then said: “He is island in my life.”

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overlookpress:

Love these Bob Eckstein drawings of his favorite bookstores in New York! Can’t wait for the second installment! via The New Yorker

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Pretttttty.

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abookblog:

I love this sign. It’s like pointing me to my destiny.

abookblog:

I love this sign. It’s like pointing me to my destiny.

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unashamedradiance:

When I’m almost done reading a good book.

WHY DOES THAT ELEPHANT REMIND ME OF JOHN GREEN SO MUCH

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bookorithms:

Jane Austen wrapped in a vintage penguin package.

bookorithms:

Jane Austen wrapped in a vintage penguin package.

humansofnewyork:

"I tend to be cynical about a lot of things, but Maya Angelou is somebody that no matter how much I pick her apart, she still has integrity. She was a victim of incest and rape, and she worked as a stripper. And now she’s a literary icon and Nobel Laureate. It goes to show that life is cumulative, and you can’t devalue any type of experience."

humansofnewyork:

"I tend to be cynical about a lot of things, but Maya Angelou is somebody that no matter how much I pick her apart, she still has integrity. She was a victim of incest and rape, and she worked as a stripper. And now she’s a literary icon and Nobel Laureate. It goes to show that life is cumulative, and you can’t devalue any type of experience."

justbeccaz:

#currentlyreading #theinventorssecret bu Andrea Cremer! So far it’s been one of my fave #steampunk #books in a long time

justbeccaz:

#currentlyreading #theinventorssecret bu Andrea Cremer! So far it’s been one of my fave #steampunk #books in a long time

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guardian:

Eyewitness: A crimson sunset over the Italian city of Florence turns the waters of the river Arno flame-orange as it flows through the 13th-century Ponte Vecchio. Photograph: Giuseppe Torre/Solent News
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guardian:

EyewitnessA crimson sunset over the Italian city of Florence turns the waters of the river Arno flame-orange as it flows through the 13th-century Ponte Vecchio. Photograph: Giuseppe Torre/Solent News

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(Source: theguardian.com)