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Penguin Classics
.@Biographile​'s "Biographies We Need" series tackles author & naturalist Peter Matthiessen​:
#February4 1968: Neal Cassady​, inspiration for Jack Kerouac's Dean Moriarty, dies in Mexico.
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#February4 1801: John Marshall is sworn in as Chief Justice of United States Supreme Court.
"I want to eat your skin like a whole almond." - Pablo Neruda's #RejectedCandyHearts #outofcontext
Congrats (again!) to @pronounced_ing, whose bk EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU just won @ala_apala & @ALALibrary awards!
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#February 2: Anniv of James Joyce's birth (in 1882) & of publication of his ULYSSES (in 1922).
#365DaysofHappy Day 5: memorizing poetry on a lazy Sunday afternoon w the help of my favorite app by @PenguinClassics
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#January30 1788: Publication of FEDERALIST 47 (regarding separation of powers).
#January30 1882: Birth of only US president elected to 4 terms in office, Franklin Roosevelt.
#January30 1935: Ezra Pound meets Benito Mussolini and reads from a draft of his "Cosmos."
#January30 1818: John Keats composes his poem "When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be."
“This is the entire essence of life: Who are you? What are you?” Young Tolstoy’s diaries
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"There's always the risk that there are unknown unknowns." Pbk ed of @NateSilver538's SIGNAL & THE NOISE on sale 2/3!
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#Januar29 1595: Today is the 420th anniversary of William Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET.
#Janaury29 1737: Birth of English-US political activist Thomas Paine, author of COMMON SENSE.