Sunday, January 30, 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
A few short years after The House with a Clock in its Walls (1973) was first released in the US, an Italian publishing house called Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli released La pendola magica: un giallo nella casa stregata dai maghi (c.1975). A scan of the cover reveals that Italians were treated to the same exterior artwork by Edward Gorey we Americans got to see, except it was cropped and everything appears to be yellow-green in color, replacing the rich violet that would have made Mrs. Zimmermann proud.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Molly Snyder writes at OnMilwaukee.com about the latest craze about literary tattoos. You'll remember a year or so ago Edward Gorey's The Gashlycrumb Tinies made an appearance (arm-in-arm with Siobhan Magnus) on American Idol. Snyder says other works from such luminaries as Lewis Carroll, J.K. Rowling, and even Mark Twain have made it as a tattoo: