Civil War nurse photographed after her death, holding a book. I can see a deathgrip book in my future.
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Union soldier during the Civil War poses with book. Also, hipster sideburns.
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Author and intellectual Charles Eliot Norton reads - with a granddaughter? - circa 1900.
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Bette Davis, in hat, at a Hollywood bookstore book signing, 1988.
She was 79 years old and, to all appearances, one seriously ballsy chick.
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Two young ladies reading. I think in Los Angeles, maybe 1966?
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An African-American boy in Los Angeles reads Little Black Sambo in a local drugstore, 1947. See also, WTF.
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This is not academic theory, this is a folk movement…
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Roughly translated, I think, as: I give this book to you, little bear.
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Today I’m celebrating Jonathan Lethem, on his birthday, at HiLoBrow!
Johnny Cash reads.
Hollywood Hills, 1957.
From today’s New York Post. Glad you like the tote, Anne!
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