Letters of Note – Portable Edition
Dear All, It will soon, in October, be three years since the first volume of Letters of Note was published. Three lon...
This appalling horror
Florence Nightingale ’s influence in the world of nursing is impossible to quantify. Born in 1820 to a wealthy family, she knew from a you...
What do you take me for?
Sitting behind a sheet of glass at the British Museum in London, inscribed on a clay tablet in an ancient script known as cuneiform , is sol...
You are the best author in human history
In 2013, a then-9-year-old boy named Joshua wrote to his hero, Alan Moore , the genius responsible for writing such classics as Watchmen ...
A man has to BE something
The inimitable Hunter S. Thompson was just 20 years of age and still in the U.S. Air Force when, in April of 1958, he wrote this profound...
Who is this kid?
In 1974, five years after directing Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid , George Roy Hill was awarded a Best Director Oscar for his work o...
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