Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Happy Birthday, H.P. Lovecraft!

"I couldn’t live a week without a private library - indeed, I’d part with all my furniture 
and squat and sleep on the floor before I’d let go of the 1500 or so books I possess."

Howard Phillips Lovecraft - Born August 20th, 1890

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Frank Herbert - Born October 8th, 1920

Portrait by Charles Burns

“There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.” 

Frank Herbert - Author of  Dune.

Friday, September 20, 2013

George RR Martin - Born September 20th, 1948

Portrait by Anita Kunz

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” 
George RR Martin - Game of Thrones

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Edgar Rice Burroughs - Born September 1st, 1875

Portrait by Don Marquez

“If I had followed my better judgment always, my life would have been a very dull one.”
Edgar Rice Burroughs - Creator of Tarzan and John Carter of Mars
Born September 1st, 1875

Friday, August 30, 2013

Mary Shelley - Born August 30th, 1797

Portrait by Meghan Murphy

"What terrified me will terrify others; and I need only describe the spectre which 
had haunted my midnight pillow."
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Born August 30th, 1797
Creator of Frankenstein

Also just released this week. A new take on Frankenstein 
from Gris Grimly which looks to be filled with fantastic creepy cool art. 
Mr. Grimly has a detailed blog on the project here.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Ray Bradbury - Born: August 22nd, 1920

Portrait by Edward Miller

"A book has got smell. A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. 
An old book smells like ancient Egypt." -  Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles - Art by Tim O’Brien
From the fantastic Bradbury inspired art gallery

A Conversation with Ray Bradbury