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Mark Twain had an extensive library As an avid reader he collected

Mark Twain had an extensive library As an avid reader he collected


Friday, January 8, 2010

... but he would comment on the authors themselves! Perhaps my favorite, and what best represents how Twain could be cruel and blunt, is his marginalia on ...

On a nicer note, we also have the Bible that Same and Livy used for their wedding. And on the first page are their initials, "SL & OL" - Samuel Langhorne ...

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Hardly a season passes without another Twain't springing up from the fertile soil tilled so long ago by Mark Twain. His influence seems everlasting, ...

Michel De Montaigne owned 900 books, which he kept on shelves arranged in a semi-circle. Immanuel Kant owned about 400 books. Virginia Woolf: 4,000.

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Everything from his famous bow ties to his drawing desk are preserved there. I loved seeing random cards he sent to family ...

The Locus collection includes some 16,000 rare and noteworthy monuments of science fiction and fantasy, many in their original dust jackets.


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Someone Else — A Library of 100 Books, Written Anonymously or Under Pseudonyms, Shilpa Gupta, 2011. Photo: Courtesy of the artist. Image via Phaidon.

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Mark Twain was here: At the young age of 26, Samuel Clemens hoisted more than a few mugs of beer at the local brewery in Virginia City, Nevada, where he ...


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Angel-fish pin given by Mark Twain to Louise Paine. Photo courtesy of Heather Morgan, Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT

In recent months, I have seen the above quote splashed on posters, postcards, tote bags, and t-shirts. Last week, I passed a rack of mugs emblazoned with ...

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(The Mark Twain collection was a donation from a gentleman's private collection in Madison. He thought that our river city library would be an appropriate ...

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That's right, I said it. Frank Lloyd Wright and Tom Sawyer are the same person. Don't believe me? I wouldn't have believed me either until I went on a tour ...


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This collection of essays edited by Mark Twain scholar Joseph A. Alvarez was inspired by a 2005 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) ...

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As a devoted reader, the president has been linked to a lengthy list of novels and poetry collections over the years — but he admits he enjoys a thriller: ...

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... with their very own hardcover picture book–in some cases the first one the child had ever owned! A great time was had by all–just take a look below.

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Mark Twain's relation to technology, religion, and imperialism has been examined by a number of scholars, especially in recent years, but these topics have ...

Fact or fiction, the president knows that reading keeps the mind sharp. He also delved into these non-fiction reads:

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The Paddywax Library Collection pairs your favourite literary hero with their own exquisite fragrance. Each reusable copper travel tin is stamped with the ...

So I know you're wondering, what does this have to do with Tom Sawyer? Well I'll tell ya, every time I go on vacation there will be something Twain that ...

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If you want to read some of his work, of course we have many of his books that you can check out and read at home. You might also enjoy reading a ...

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