10 Facts About Famous Writers You Have Never Known About

1. William Shakespeare born and died at the same day (April, 23)

2. Lord Byron was a womanizer. In spite of the fact that he was fat and lame, he managed to have sex with 250 (!) women within one year spent in Venice. Unfortunately, opposite sex wasn’t the only passion of Lord Byron. He used to spend a lot of time with young boys as well. Apparently, 250 women weren’t enough for him.



Best Art History Books.

Today I would like to introduce you some of my favorite books involving art and art history. Some of them are good as fictions, their plot and style are brilliant, some are just wonderful answers to art riddles. But keep in mind that these answers are mere guesswork and they can mean absolutely nothing. Any of us can imagine it and create just a wonderful fairy tale about this or that piece of art. Anyway why not?

The same obviously happened to Tracy Chevalier, the author of Girl with a Pearl Earring (1999). More