Writers in the past clearly had enough money for huge rooms of their own (especially the men). What about more modern writers from around the world?
Amelie Nothomb doesn’t seem to mind the chaos: she reliably produces one book per year. From Lalibre.be
Anais Nin seems to have prefered a tidier style. From Silver Birch Press.
Julian Barnes musing at his desk, from New York Times.
Haruki Murakami has Japanese minimalism down pat. From harukimurakami.com
Jane Smiley is so overwhelmed by books, I am not sure where she can write. From NY Times.
Roald Dahl’s famous writing hut, from Dahl Museum and Storycentre.
The dining table for Marguerite Duras, from Clube de leitores.
Jung Chang likes to surround herself with treasured mementoes, from Pinterest.
An airy delight: Jeanette Winterson in her rustic study, from NY Times.