i12bent:
Yesterday, July 31, 2012, we lost Gore Vidal, the last of the literary lions of the generation that came to prominence immediately after WW II (Mailer, Capote, Bellow, Nabokov, Salinger, a.m.o.) - Vidal died of pneumonia, aged 86…
“How marvelous books are, crossing worlds and centuries, defeating ignorance and, finally, cruel time itself.” ― Gore Vidal,  Julian; Photo credit: Jerry Cooke/Time & Life Pictures — Getty Images, ca 1947

i12bent:

Yesterday, July 31, 2012, we lost Gore Vidal, the last of the literary lions of the generation that came to prominence immediately after WW II (Mailer, Capote, Bellow, Nabokov, Salinger, a.m.o.) - Vidal died of pneumonia, aged 86…

“How marvelous books are, crossing worlds and centuries, defeating ignorance and, finally, cruel time itself.” ― Gore Vidal, Julian; Photo credit: Jerry Cooke/Time & Life Pictures — Getty Images, ca 1947

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