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25 Fascinating Photos of Famous Writers at Home

This week, we caught a glimpse of author Tao Lin's Murray Hill apartment in this cheeky review over at Vice. Though somewhat alarmed at the squalor of Lin's digs (seriously, can you blame us?), we ...

Les forçats de l’absolu (3/4) : Gustave Flaubert

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) was an English writer and philosopher. He was best known for his novels and for non-fiction books. Huxley was a humanist, pacifist, and satirist. He later became interested in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism, in particular, Universalism. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the pre-eminent intellectuals of his time.

Key workers: writers at their typewriters - in pictures

Credit: David Montgomery/Getty Images JG Ballard at work in his Shepperton home in 1989.

Photos of 15 famous authors writing in their rooms

Most writers spend their time indoors because: 1) there are actual people outside. And people are scary. 2) they prefer to write great literature in the comfort of their own home. So it makes us wonder, what did the writing rooms of literary giants look like? Did they have a squishy ball? Did they have […]

Herta Müller (1953) “All of that pile on you so that, sooner or later, you cannot bear it anymore. And in that situation I started to write, because there was no other ways for me to express, except through the vicious cycle of words.”