For more on Ralph Ellison and other literary classics, go to tmagazine.com. A message from our sponsor: Thank you for joining us at this T Book Club event. Literature was a refuge for Gabrielle Chanel, a fundamental source of inspiration in her life and her work. Visit inside.chanel.com to learn more about the iconic designer’s history, her relationship with literature and with all the arts. Images courtesy of The Ralph and Fanny Ellison Charitable Trust.