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iClassics Collection's photo.

iClassics Collection's photo.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), was an Amer­i­can writer and Tran­scen­den­tal­ist born in Con­cord, MA. Thoreau was also known for civil dis­obe­di­ence as well as an avid abolitionist.

Henry David Thoreau walked the earth gently from July 1817 - He lies in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord Mass., alongside Hawthorne and Emerson. Before he died Thoreau exclaimed: “Now comes good sailing!

16 Bookstores You Have To See Before You Die... I literally gasped when I saw this picture.

16 Bookstores You Have To See Before You Die

El Ateneo bookstore / Buenos Aires Argentina This bookstore, one of the biggest of Argentina (if not whole southamerica), is located inside a theater called Grand Splendid on Santa Fé Ave. This theater was bought by Grupo IHLSA (the owner of El Ateneo).

Irish Writers Happy #StPatricksDay #Samuel Beckett  #IrishWriters #FernandoVicente

Irish Writers Happy #StPatricksDay #Samuel Beckett #IrishWriters #FernandoVicente

J.M. Barrie (Author of Peter Pan), presumably with his inspiration for "Nana" :')

Photo of Peter Pan author/play-write J. Barrie with his St. Bernard dog, "Porthos" (said to be Barrie's inspiration for "Nana").

Dorothy L. Sayers's photo.

Dorothy L.