Ernest Hemingway’s 1945 passport (image).
Maurice Sendak’s final interview with Terry Gross on “Fresh Air.”
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Gay Talese gives a tour of his office and discusses his writing habits (video)
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Ray Bradbury: Story of a Writer (1963) (video)
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Elmore Leonard interviewed. (video)
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Graham Greene, 1964. Portrait by Yousuf Karsh. (photo)
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James Joyce. Scratchboard portrait by Mark Summers, whose work you will recognize from Barnes & Noble shopping bags, among other places.
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John le Carré, age 79, in what he claims is the final interview he will grant (2010).
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Images of Lamb House, the longtime residence of Henry James.
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Henry James, 1906. Photogravure by Alvin Langdon Coburn.
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What Henry James’s story “The Private Life” tells us about writers and book tours.
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On his 112th birthday, two rare photos of a 17-year-old Ernest Hemingway on a fishing trip in Michigan in 1916.
Ernest Hemingway’s 1923 passport photo, now at the JFK Library in Boston.
Two quotes pulled from Orwell’s classic essay on Dickens.
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Harlan Ellison has some choice words for those who presume writers will work for free.
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Mark Twain at his Connecticut home in 1909 (video).
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Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller (1957), by Richard Avedon.
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John Steinbeck (photo)
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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s briefcase.
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