This weekend is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sophie Scholl of the White Rose Movement, a young woman who famously stood up to Adolf Hitler and paid for it with her life.
"We won't be silenced," one of their pamphlets read, "we are your bad conscience, the White Rose won't leave you in peace."
Happy International Workers' Day
I forgot all about this post until I saw it on my Blogger stats today. An oldie, but maybe goodie.
Utopia, Fantasy, and Policy
How the Pandemic Is Affecting Book Publishing
Ask the Authors, ed. Kaye Lynne Booth
Just curious, do a lot of people here self-publish?
Self Publishing vs Traditional Publishing in 2021
Palestinian director Farah Nabulsi wins BAFTA for her film The Present
Interview with an Indie Press: Coffee House Press
For fans of punk heroine, Patti Smith, and those on Substack.
Patti Smith has a Substack now.
Longing for the Louvre? The Museum Just Uploaded Over 75 Percent of Its Fabled Collection to a Browsable New Online Database.
The database includes looted items recovered from Germany in 1945 that are waiting to be restored to the families.
A beginner's guide to writing historical fiction
5 Assets Every Writer Needs Alongside Talent
Look at these amazing art deco delivery vans made by Holland Coachcraft in Scotland in the 1930s!
The article linked below tells a tiny bit more about them.
Nawal El Saadawi, trailblazing Egyptian writer, dies aged 89
Award-winning feminist author of more than 55 books was a resolute challenger to Egyptian governments
Was 1925 Literary Modernism’s Most Important Year? - The New York Times
The Best Travel Books of All Time, According to Authors
Women Dominated Beer Brewing Until They Were Accused of Being Witches
Some argue that iconography we associate with witches, from the pointy hat to the cauldron, originated from women working as master brewers.
Clara Zetkin, mother of International Women's Day (left) pictured with Rosa Luxemburg in 1910.
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The Rise and Fall of the Rockers and the Mods
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