Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Mortal Remains vs Moral Remains Press

All of these images are in the public domain and easy to find, curtesy of The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation (I like the flaming girl):

I'm so going to this next Wednesday:

Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 6:30 pm

Hemmerdinger Hall
Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 102
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair accessible)
New York, NY 10003

AMY HEMPEL is the author of four collections of stories: Reasons to Live (1985), At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom (1990), Tumble Home (1997) and The Dog of the Marriage (2005). These were gathered in one volume, The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel, which was named one of the "10 Best Books of 2006" by the New York Times and won the Ambassador Book Award as well as an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a United States Artists Fellowship, Ms. Hempel directs the MFA in Fiction Writing at Brooklyn College.

MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM is the author of four novels: A Home at the End of the World (1990), Flesh and Blood (1995), The Hours (1999), which received the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Specimen Days (2005). He has also written the nonfiction book, Land's End: A Walk Through Provincetown (2002). The recipient of a Whiting Writers Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an NEA Fellowship, he lives in New York City.


Emily Lloyd said...

Re: in the public domain and easy to find--how do you search for images at Gutenberg? Or are you getting these from books they archive there? I'd like to be able to find stuff like this easily, but got lost...

Julia Cohen said...

you can go here:

they may not be high res, but you might be able to order high res ones.

Julia Cohen said...

oh, the link got cut off, but i think if you go to: you can get to their archives.

good luck!

elisabeth said...

those images are from a collection of German childrens' moral fables i read over and over as a kid....

Julia Cohen said...

yep, my grandma gave me a bib from when she was a baby that has the image of the guy with roots for hands and crazy hair. she read that children's book over and over in german too