(by Whitney Justesen)
Mary Wollstonecraft was born in Spitalfields, London on this day in 1759. She would become was a writer, philosopher, and advocate of women’s rights; and the mother of Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein).
"Nothing, I am sure, calls forth the faculties so much as the being obliged to struggle with the world."
Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
source: New York Magazine
read the full article in all its glory here: http://www.vulture.com/2014/01/best-punctuation-marks-literature-nabokov-eliot-dickens-levi.html
Paul Auster, Winter Journal
#WeNeedDiverseBooks because the children’s librarians at my library say, “We don’t need a Black History Month display because there aren’t many black people here.”
It is SO IMPORTANT for my white children to know black history too!
#WeNeedDiverseBooks because I grew up thinking brown men couldn’t be anything more than a sidekick