A Malling-Hansen Writing Ball, similar to the one Nietzsche used.
The writing process is different whether your instrument is a fountain pen, a crayon, a typewriter or a computer. What fingerprints does the technology leave on the product?
A rescue worker battling a bushfire in South Australia, 2015.
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In a world full of catastrophe, what good are books? Specifically, can books be written to do good?
A 1964 Soviet stamp depicts William Shakespeare.
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Centuries before the internet, Shakespeare became a global phenomenon.
The Guardians of the Galaxy – whose protagonists are a morally-gray motley crew – could be seen as a satire of the classic hero tradition.
A beautiful assassin. A superstrong thug. A star-lost child of the ‘80s. A sentient tree. A gun-toting raccoon. Meet the morally gray protagonists of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the film that raked…
The recent discovery of a First Folio in St. Omer, France brings the total number of known copies to 233.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, National Art Library
The Shakespeare First Folio (1623), the first collected edition of his plays and the sole source for half of them (including Macbeth, Antony & Cleopatra, All’s Well, As You Like It, and The Tempest…
The St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev is a sign of the city’s former historical significance.
A city glistening with the light of holy icons, fragrant with incense, ringing with praise and holy, heavenly songs. These lines referring to the “mother of Russian cities” and the “joy of the world” may…