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Kelly Link (@haszombiesinit) on the "Subversive Pleasure" of English writer Angela Carter:
#May22 337: Death of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great.
#May22 1885: Death of French writer Victor Hugo​. (Cover art by Jillian Tamaki, @dirtbagg!)
#May22 BCE 334: Alexander the Great​ defeats Darius III​ of Persia in Battle of the Granicus.
RT for chance to win stunning new edition of Herodotus's HISTORIES translated by @holland_tom!
Want to win our gorgeous new ed. of @holland_tom's Herodotus translation? See next tweet! 5 random winnrs-US/Can only
"Le’s do it now. Le’s get that place now.” —Lennie Small @OffTheShelf's best parting lines:
Want to win 10 black spine Penguin Classics? Of course you do:
Hey Saul Bellow fans--we're hosting a Bellow Slam event on June 10 w/ @HousingWorksBks!…
Announcing the Penguin Classics #100KGiveaway! Thanks for getting us to 100,000 followers!
#May21 1758: American settler Mary Campbell is kidnapped by Lenape during French & Indian War.
Oh look, we hit 100,000 followers. Wonder what that could mean? #staytuned
"I'd like to have two armies: one for display... The other would be the real one."
99.9K followers. Wonder what'll happen when we hit 100,000? Better check back tomorrow...
The small daily pleasure of running a used bookshop. You close up for the night and price new acquisitions. Like this
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Check out the new website dedicated to Angela Carter, author of THE BLOODY CHAMBER:
"All the most learned Greeks of the age were drawn there, each making the trip their own way."
"Everything we are is at every moment alive in us." - Arthur Miller
RT for chance to win Craig Johnson's latest pbk Longmire mystery, ANY OTHER NAME! @ucrosspop25
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#May18 1896: SCOTUS case Plessy v. Ferguson upholds "separate but equal" doctrine. @SCOTUSblog

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