happy Bloomsday!

ooh happy Bloomsday everybody, a little late over here but maybe some folks are still marathon-reading somewhere? (all the events in James Joyce’s Ulysses happen over the course of one day, June 16th 1904, and some folks like to celebrate it with readings, costume contests, pub visits, and more.) this is the Random House 1934…

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Ideal Bookshelf: Helen Keller

I’m late on posting this but I painted some of Helen Keller’s favorite books, for the 50th anniversary of her death, for PBS’s American Experience. see more below! repost from @americanexperiencepbs What did Helen Keller read? 📖 On the 50th anniversary of her death, biographer Dorothy Herrmann discusses the writer and activist’s passion for philosophy,…

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Hamburg hotel

so I won’t be adding Hamburg to my list of favorite cities, it’s a bit too clean and shiny for me (but it is pretty cool that a whole new part, right in the middle of the city, is being built from scratch almost all at once). still, I’d totally go back to see Miniatur…

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Parts unknown

you all, I am very, very sad about this. he was such a presence in nyc when I first moved there in the 90s, and recently he seemed one of few people using his platform to make the world a better, smaller place in which we all are fascinated by each other and our differences,…

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great cookbooks

I’m drawing some of the books I’ve really liked over the past year or so and here are 3 cookbooks we’ve actually used (and in reality they are much more stained and sticky than they appear here): 1) @lindsaymaitland ‘s Healthyish, which is excellent for everyday great ideas; 2) @turshen ‘s Small Victories, similarly inspiring…

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