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Thursday, May 9, 2013
In celebration of Mother’s Day, Open Road Media prepared a slideshow featuring wonderful images of famous authors and their mothers, taken from the authors’ personal collections. View it here!

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Open Road Media prepared a slideshow featuring wonderful images of famous authors and their mothers, taken from the authors’ personal collections. View it here!






Friday, April 26, 2013
The only thing better than pictures of Marilyn reading is reading about Marilyn.
Read Gloria Steinem’s take on the blonde bombshell in MARILYN.

The only thing better than pictures of Marilyn reading is reading about Marilyn.

Read Gloria Steinem’s take on the blonde bombshell in MARILYN.






Wednesday, April 24, 2013
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” —Marilyn Monroe
Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe is Marilyn like you’ve never seen her before.   

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” —Marilyn Monroe

Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe is Marilyn like you’ve never seen her before.   






Monday, March 18, 2013
Archival photograph of Luis J. Rodríguez at age thirteen in San Gabriel, 1967. Read more.

“Each of his tender poems is an unabashed machine of transcendence, a hunk of primary meat to feed the primary poetic hungers.” —Poetry Flash

Archival photograph of Luis J. Rodríguez at age thirteen in San Gabriel, 1967. Read more.

“Each of his tender poems is an unabashed machine of transcendence, a hunk of primary meat to feed the primary poetic hungers.” —Poetry Flash






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Saturday, February 23, 2013
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to acclaimed author William Hjortsberg! In celebration, we’re delighted to share this photo of a young Hjortsberg with his mother, in front of the family’s house in the Catskill Mountains.


"All my happiest childhood memories are involved with this place,” says Hjortsberg. 


Learn more about Hjortsberg and his work.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to acclaimed author William Hjortsberg! In celebration, we’re delighted to share this photo of a young Hjortsberg with his mother, in front of the family’s house in the Catskill Mountains.

"All my happiest childhood memories are involved with this place,” says Hjortsberg.

Learn more about Hjortsberg and his work.






Friday, February 22, 2013
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the great Ishmael Reed! 


"I try to do what has never been done before." -Ishmael Reed


Shown above, a young Reed, who was born in 1938 and would grow up to become an acclaimed novelist, essayist, and poet. Learn more about Reed and his remarkable work, which includes Mumbo Jumbo and Flight to Canada, here: http://bit.ly/T5YivH.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the great Ishmael Reed! 

"I try to do what has never been done before." -Ishmael Reed

Shown above, a young Reed, who was born in 1938 and would grow up to become an acclaimed novelist, essayist, and poet. Learn more about Reed and his remarkable work, which includes Mumbo Jumbo and Flight to Canada, here: http://bit.ly/T5YivH.