Literary Birthday – 24 July – Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was born 24 July 1802, and died 5 December 1870. 12 Quotes Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy. One’s work may be finished someday, but one’s education never. Infatuated, half through conceit, half through loveContinue reading “Literary Birthday – 24 July – Alexandre Dumas”

Literary Birthday – 21 July – Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was born 21 July 1899, and died  2 July 1961. Ernest Hemingway Quotes The world breaks everyone … those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you tooContinue reading “Literary Birthday – 21 July – Ernest Hemingway”

The Real Reading List to Pandemics

The following list of books are our literary picks, addressing questions of race, love, death and dominant governments, and the effect on national borders after a plague hits. Authors include Mary Shelley, Albert Camus, Daniel Defoe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Yuri Hererra, Michael Crichton, and more.