Heavyweights: When F. Scott Fitzgerald Met Gene Tunney

by Lisa Kerr A.J. Liebling, the writer who first called boxing “the sweet science,” once said, “A boxer, like a […]

Rest Thomas Wolfe – Thomas Wolfe’s Grave

Thomas Wolfe was stricken with an influenza while traveling in the Pacific Northwest. Wolfe told his doctors he believed that he became sick while on a July 4th cruise to Vancouver on the Canadian Pacific steamship, Princess Kathleen. On the ship, he shared a drink of whisky with a shivering man, whom he would later call “a poor shivering wretch.” The next day he became very sick and decided to make his way back to Seattle.

Thomas Wolfe’s Dixieland, Thomas Wolfe’s Old Kentucky Home

by Francis McGovern The Old Kentucky Home, known as “Dixieland” in the novel Look Homeward Angel by Thomas Wolfe, is […]

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: Cross Creek

Cross Creek belongs to the wind and the rain, to the sun and the seasons, to the cosmic secrecy of […]

Thomas Wolfe: Look Homeward Angel

In the novel, Look Homeward Angel, Thomas Wolfe described the stone statue of an angel, which stood for years on […]