We can thank Dante for those horrific dreams of burning in purgatory, The author of La Commedia (The Divine Comedy), considered a masterwork of world literature, Dante
The week has just begun, get out there and terrorize that village… err, attack that work project with the tenacity of a laboratory engineered superhuman.
“Of course I was under the spell, and the wonderful part is that, even at the time, I perfectly knew I was. But I gave myself up to it; it was an antidote to any pain, and I had more pains than one.” —THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Henry James, born on this day, April 15, 1843.
Two book hauls in one #weekend! Only this one was topped off with some #oktoberfest craft beer from @revbrewchicago. I found these three #books at
As the Mind on Fire Team arrives, thinking back to more innocent times before computer games & social media. How did we occupy ourselves?
There was a time when authors and musicians travelled around the world, searching for inspiration. In those days William Burroughs was born. What’s your favourite
Emily Brontë’s work on Wuthering Heights cannot be dated, and she may well have spent a long time on this intense, solidly imagined novel. It
Satan: Epic Hero or Villain? John Milton wrote one of the greatest epic poems of all time when he wrote Paradise Lost in 1667. The