Portraits of Authors in Their Own Words

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American artist and author John Sokol creates portraits of literary greats in which the lines of their faces are crafted from the author’s own works.

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G. B. Shaw as "Arms and the Man"

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Jorge Luis Borges as The Secret Miracle

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R.P. Warren as "Audubon/A Vision"

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James Joyce as "Ulysses"

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Ezra Pound as "The Cantos"

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Barack Obama "A More Perfect Union '

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Charles Darwin as "The Voyage of the Beagle"

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Dante "The Inferno"

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Elizabeth Hardwick as "Sleepless Nights"

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James Tate as "Riven Dane Ries

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RK Narayan as "The Vendor of Sweets"

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