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Virginia Woolf

One of the most notable and prolific Modernist writers, Virginia Woolf wrote nine novels, one play, over five volumes of essays, portraits, memoirs, and reviews, more than fourteen volumes of diaries and letters, and forty-six short stories. In her novels, Woolf evolved a way of writing that demands engagement from a reader with a novel’s […] Read more

WALLACE AND EDWARD

“God Bless W.E.”, the note reads, on a piece of slightly crumpled stationery from Belton House. “W.E.” as in Wallis and Edward, soon to be together at last, trapped for all time in the long, sad aftermath of the century’s number one celebrity love affair […] Read more

Whitney Warren

In 1903, a competition was announced for the design of a new Grand Central Terminal. All the great NewYork firms proposed plans, but architect Whitney Warren had the inside track. He was a cousin and social acquaintance of William Kissam Vanderbilt, or “Willy K” as his friends called him […] Read more

Who was this man?

From 1921 to 1925, he won first place in 91 of the 137 races he ran. He placed second or third in 34 more of them. In 1922, he ran the 100 metre in 9.7 seconds – a British record that lasted 35 years. He was first considered a traitor, then a great hero to […] Read more

Who Was Winston Churchill?

Born to an aristocratic family in 1874, Winston Churchill served in the British Army before earning election to Parliament in 1900. After becoming prime minister in 1940, Churchill helped lead a successful Allied strategy to defeat the Axis powers and craft post-war peace […] Read more

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

What does Shakespeare say to an era that feels that the times are out of joint? He does not renounce the world or wallow in self pity. He is the poet of this worldliness. Shakespeare distills his experiences into common sense and uncommon wisdom. In the hands of lesser playwrights, nobility often rests on the […] Read more

WINSTON CHURCHILL

The last of the great statesmen, Winston Churchill, a man of multiple genius, will be fondly remembered as one of the most exasperating figures in history. Before moments of British crisis, he was so frequently right that his ability to foresee future events became a burden to his countrymen. His voice was the voice of […] Read more

ZORA NEALE HURSTON

When aspiring writer, Zora Neale Hurston, entered Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue Restaurant on May 1, 1925, she found the air crackling with excitement. More than 300 well dressed women and men circulated through the room, exchanging gossip, laughing, and nervously sipping cocktails […] Read more

Zora Neale Hurston

When aspiring writer, Zora Neale Hurston, entered Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue Restaurant on May 1, 1925, she found the air crackling with excitement. More than 300 well dressed women and men circulated through the room, exchanging gossip, laughing, and nervously sipping cocktails […] Read more