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Ernest Hemingway

Valentine’s Day: Fervent Love Letters by Famous Writers

by Isla McKetta on February 13, 2013

“On errands of life, these letters speed to death” – Herman Melville, Bartleby the Scrivener It doesn’t take a writer to pen a romantic note; in fact, some of the most endearing letters are straight from the heart expressions and observations of your beloved, without all the fancy talk. But writers do have a way […]

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7 Memoirs You Must Read Before You Die

by Katie Fetting-Schlerf on January 9, 2012

Edgar Allan Poe judged the greatest tragedy of existence to be humanity’s innate loneliness – our inescapable singularity. As close as one might feel to another, we largely live and die alone, sharing mere slivers of ourselves – our thoughts, fears, loves and hopes – with the outside world. Art, however, can sometimes transcend this […]

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