writers being real

Writers being real is a collection of images of writers doing things like not writing. This collection is deliberately named. It could be called The Life of the Author, but then you might think I don't believe in The Death of the Author. And I do.

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Truman Capote and his bulldog being real in 1953

Truman Capote and his bulldog being real in 1953

(Source: historiful)

James Baldwin and Marlon Brando being real (handsome) at the 1963 Civil Rights march

James Baldwin and Marlon Brando being real (handsome) at the 1963 Civil Rights march

(Source: missannethrowpea)

Gertrude Stein, Basket the Poodle and an epic model in Pierre Balmain’s salon, with Rosamond Bernier in the background. Reblogged from The Paris Review

Ladies and gentlemen, without further ado: Eileen Myles

Lady Troubridge and Radclyffe Hall at the French Bulldog show, 1928

Lady Troubridge and Radclyffe Hall at the French Bulldog show, 1928

Wilella (Willa) Sibert Cather, a handsome teenager in Nebraska

Wilella (Willa) Sibert Cather, a handsome teenager in Nebraska

Jeanette Winterson decorating in the Cotswolds

Jeanette Winterson decorating in the Cotswolds

Gore Vidal and Harold Lang on the beach, perhaps in Bermuda

Gore Vidal and Harold Lang on the beach, perhaps in Bermuda

Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas and their poodle, Basket

Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas and their poodle, Basket

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