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Halley's Comet and Mark Twain.  In 1835 Mark Twain was born on the first day that year that Halley's Comet appeared. Then when he died in 1910, he did so on the first day of the comet's appearance that year. Twain, in fact predicted that would happen. "I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it," he said in 1909.

Samuel Clemens and a kitten! "When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade without further introduction" - Mark Twain

Jorge Luis Borges y la boca de la verdad

© Ferdinando Scianna - Jorge Luis Borges y la boca de la verdad

Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904

Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904

Italian writer Elsa Morante (Rome, 1912 – 1985) and her cats.

alicenin: Italian writer Elsa Morante (Rome, 1912 – and her cats.

Una stupenda Oriana nel servizio di Ugo Mulas (3) - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

Una stupenda Oriana nel servizio di Ugo Mulas (3) - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

Oriana in un orfanotrofio di Saigon nel 1974 - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

Oriana in un orfanotrofio di Saigon nel 1974 - Foto

Altri scatti di Oriana e Alekos (4) - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

Altri scatti di Oriana e Alekos (4) - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

kvetchlandia:  Henri Cartier-Bresson     William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi     1947  "A man is the sum of his misfortunes. One day you’d think misfortune would get tired, but then time is your misfortune."  William Faulkner, "The Sound and the Fury"  1929

kvetchlandia: Henri Cartier-Bresson William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi 1947 "A man is the sum of his misfortunes. One day you’d think misfortune would get tired, but then time is your misfortune." William Faulkner, "The Sound and the Fury" 1929

Oriana Fallaci in her studio.

Italian writer Oriana Fallaci - always kept one foot on her desk…

oriana fallaci

Oriana Fallaci - Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer.

Altri scatti di Oriana e Alekos (6) - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

Altri scatti di Oriana e Alekos (6) - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

L’intervista di Oriana ad Alekos Panagulis del 1973 - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

L’intervista di Oriana ad Alekos Panagulis del 1973 - Foto - Oriana Fallaci

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