“Well-run libraries are filled with people because what a good library offers cannot be easily found elsewhere: an indoor public space in which you do not have to buy anything in order to stay.” Zadie Smith
segunda-feira, 2 de julho de 2012
ESTÁTUAS DE GRANDES ESCRITORES
Franz Kafka, astride a headless man, Prague. Sculpture by the Czech sculptor, Jaroslav Róna, 2004.
Honoré de Balzac, nude and looking rather pleased with himself, Paris. Sculpture by Auguste Rodin, 1892.
Ernest Hemingway, chilling at the bar in El Floridita, Havana. Sculpture by Cuban artist José Villa Soberón, 2003.
Edgar Allan Poe looking rather uncomfortable in his seat, Baltimore. Sculpted by Moses Ezekiel in 1916 and erected in 1921. [via flavorwire]