Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon was a Belgian journalist turned author of over 200 novels and 150 novellas. Specialized in crime fiction and the detective Jules Maigret. Member of the Académie royale de Belgique. Legendary carouser. 
 

"For forty years I have lived like the hungry urchin who flattens his nose against a teashop window and watched other people eat cake. Now I know that cakes are there for anyone with guts enough to go and get them."

— Georges Simenon

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium