"To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy" — Henri Cartier-Bresson
Substitute "write" for "photograph".
"Satire is meant to ridicule power. If you are laughing at people who are hurting, it’s not satire, it’s bullying." — Terry Pratchett
200 Years Ago
January 1, 1818:
Mary Shelley publishes “Frankenstein” (@holdengraber via Twitter)
Posthumous publication portends profit
"Zora Neale Hurston.
Has an unpublished book.
Not a novel.
An anthropological text about the last survivor of the transatlantic slave trade.
@HarperCollins is publishing it next year.
One more reason we’re excited to wish 2017 so long.
First Nellie, now Zora. Rich times for lit lovers!
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