20 Author Photos: Then and Now

posted on 11 Jan 2018


One of my favorite things about skulking around old bookstores is the possibility of chancing upon a first edition of a beloved author’s early work and looking at it in its original context—not repackaged nor redesigned, not yet Made into a Major Motion Picture, and still boasting the kind of blurbs you get before you’re a literary superstar (honest, I mean, or as honest as blurbs get). Plus, there’s often the original author photo, which might be years or decades old. That’s always the most fun.

Read the full article on this link to The Literary Hub