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TS Elliot & Virginia Woolf.

Virginia Woolf by Lady Ottoline Morrell, June 1924 - The iconography of Virginia Woolf - Images courtesy of Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision, National Portrait Gallery, London - Open Book - BBC Radio 4

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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (the 25 most challenging books you will ever read)

Louisa May Alcott writing at desk. In 1860, Alcott began writing for the Atlantic Monthly. When the American Civil War broke out, she served as a nurse in the Union Hospital at Georgetown, D.C. Her letters home brought her first critical recognition for her observations and humor. They were originally written for the Boston anti-slavery paper The Commonwealth.

Louisa May Alcott sitting at the desk where she wrote "Little Women." Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher,  historian, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.

Henry David Thoreau – was an American author, poet, philosopher, historian, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden. A lot of people like his writing.

He's shushing me and speaking to me all at the same time.

Charles Darwin - The theory of evolution that new species develop by natural selection.

“Why do I write?  Because I find life unsatisfactory" - Tennessee Williams. The Glass Menagerie is one of his best know works.

1956 - Tennessee Williams - American Playwright & Author Of Many Stage Classics - By Yousuf Karsh

Ernest Hemingway having a drink with Lauren Bacall in Spain in the 1950’s.

Ernest Hemingway and Lauren Bacall in Spain, circa late Great Writer & the Great Actress Having Coffee Together.Oh, To Be A Fly On the Wall Here.What A Conversation It Must Have Been!

The Spy Who Loved Hunny - looking more like a secret agent than a writer of children’s stories, this is a photo of A.A. Milne in 1914 by E.O. Hoppé

Alan Alexander Milne (A. Milne: 18 Jan 1882 – 31 Jan English, Author of Winnie-the Pooh, Best known for Teddy Bear books & various Children's Poems. Milne was Noted Writer/ Playwright, before Enormous Success of Pooh overshadowed all previous work.