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A Five Book Birthday Salute to D.H. Lawrence September 11, 2014 – Posted in: Banned / Censored / Destroyed, books, Content

Hailed as a genius by some, labelled an out-of-fashion misogynist by others, he’s probably best known for his novels Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. But he also explored an extraordinary range of emotions and subject matter and was a prolific short story writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator, painter and man of letters. Happy Birthday to D.H Lawrence, easily one of the most controversial writers of the 20th century. His “works, among other things, represent an extended reflection…

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A Five Book Birthday Salute to Man Ray August 27, 2014 – Posted in: Content, Of Interest: Featured Books / Reviews, Photography

Self Portrait by May Ray Atlantic Little Brown, 1963. Buy: First Edition | Penguin Classic “To create is divine, to reproduce is human” – Man Ray Today is the birthday of the seminal photographer / artist Emmanuel Radnitszky who we all know and love as Man Ray. Though born in Philadelphia Man Ray spent most of his career in Paris. He was an integral part of both the Surrealist and DADA movements. In 1999, ARTnews magazine named Ray one of the 25 most influential…

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