There’s something quite intimate in seeing the handwriting of those revered authors whose works we’re accustomed to seeing in print. Here’s a sampling of letters, notes, and diary entries of authors we know and love. Read More→
Virginia Woolf (1882 – 1941) might have lived the ideal writing life were it not for her lifelong struggle with mental illness. But this wasn’t the only source of anguish.
Surrounded by brilliant intellectuals in the Bloomsbury circle, she was also nurtured and protected by her husband, Leonard Woolf.
Yet she was relentlessly self-critical, restless, and rarely satisfied with her literary efforts. Perhaps that was what drove her to greatness, on the other hand. Read More→