Lady Writers I Admire
Lady Writers I Admire
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Oh, how I love this photo of Lionel Shriver. And her books are intense, too.
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The wonderful Lionel Shriver: drop-dead gorgeous and sharp as a tack!
This is the Lionel Shriver author of We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Post-Birthday World and her new one The New Republic
Lionel Shriver's 6 favorite books: The author of "We Need to Talk About Kevin" and "So Much for That" recommends stories about coping with illness
Lauren Groff's Arcadia is just out, and it's a fantastic story of a kid growing up on a commune. She's also a fellow Hyperion/VOICE author.
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Hailed in the pages of Figaro as a "charming little monster," Francoise Sagan wrote Bonjour Tristesse while still a teenager. An incredible read to this day. I just reread it last year. Amazing.
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The Lover is one of my favorite books, though Marguerite Duras has written plenty more that are also lovely.
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Marguerite Duras: author and film writer
Yasmina Reza: I love this woman's plays. Have you seen Art? If it comes to your town, go.
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Yasmina Reza at the Onassis Cultural Centre http://garmentsteinblog.tumblr.com/post/34223992781/yasmina-reza
Yasmina Reza wrote GOD OF CARNAGE (2010). She says: "There's no point in writing theatre if it's not accessible."
And Gloria's partner in crime, co-founder of Ms., wonderful author/journalist, and mother to two of my favorite people on earth, Letty Cottin Pogrebin.
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When a family is free of abuse and oppression, it can be the place where we share our deepest secrets and stand the most exposed, a place where we learn to feel distinct without being 'better,' and sacrifice for others without losing ourselves. – Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. A prominent writer and political figure, Steinem has founded many organizations and projects and has been the recipient of many awards and honors. She was a columnist for New York magazine and co-founded Ms. magazine.
Lest we forget, the one and only Gloria Steinem. No introduction necessary.
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------------Gloria Steinem----------- ----------(March 25, 1934)---------- American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. "A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle." "By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential, not God."
Oh, and Jane. We must not forget Jane Austen.
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Anything Jane Austin is worth reading
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I love all things Jane Austen :)
Jane Austen, English writer who first gave the novel its distinctly modern character through her treatment of ordinary people iin everyday life. Born Dec. 16, 1775, Steventon, Hampshire, England. Died July 18, 1817, Winchester, Hampshire
Jane Austen. Shes my favorite author. Her writing is one of the things that inspired me to write. With only 6 books published she left a legacy that has touched alot of people.
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Another dead female writer I had to put up here: Mary McCarthy, whose The Group showed the women of her generation who they really were, not who their husbands and fathers wanted them to be.
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Mary Therese McCarthy (June 21, 1912 – October 25, 1989) was an American author, critic and political activist.
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I was thinking of dedicating this page only to living female writers, but it felt wrong not to have our patron saint amongst us. Virginia Woolf. I reread Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse often. And I always find something new. I'm in awe of her.
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||This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say.|| ::Virginia Woolf::
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No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself. ~Virginia Wolf
Oh, good lord, and here's another writer I love who has a book coming out the same day as mine. Anne Tyler. The Beginner's Goodbye. She's an inspiration.
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Book review: 'The Beginner's Goodbye' by Anne Tyler
Anne Tyler~ my favorite author.
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Ooh, I know I shouldn't admit to loving a writer whose novel comes out the same week as mine, but I adore Lionel Shriver, and I can't wait to read her latest, The New Republic.
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Lionel Shriver -A brilliant author
LIONEL SHRIVER is a novelist whose previous books include Orange Prize–winner We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Post-Birthday World, A Perfectly Good Family, Game Control, Double Fault, The Female of the Species, Checker and the Derailleurs, and Ordinary Decent Criminals.
Nicole Bernier's first novel, The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D, comes out in June. Can't. Wait.
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“When the well is dry, for me, it’s usually more about attitude than inspiration or lack of inspiration." Nichole Bernier
Have you read Room? I read it. My daughter read it. Not sure who liked it best, but we both were riveted. Brava, Emma Donoghue.
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Emma Donoghue (one of my favorite writers)
Emma Donoghue, author of Kissing the Witch
Jennifer Gilmore: lovely woman, lovely writer. Something Red: read it.
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Paris Review – “Every Adoption is a Ghost Story”: An Interview with Jennifer Gilmore by Amy Benfer
I loved Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies. I loved The Namesake. The woman can't write a bad sentence.
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Jhumpa Lahiri - one of my favorite authors.
I am eagerly awaiting the publication of her new book after hearing an excerpt at a reading in March 2011.
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Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri. Talented and beautiful.
Jhumpa Lahiri was born on 9 July 11, 1967. Her debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999) won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her first novel, The Namesake (2003) was adapted into the popular film. She was born Nilanjana Sudeshna but goes by her nickname Jhumpa. She is a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, appointed by President Obama. Her Book The Lowland was nominated for the Man Booker Prize 2013.
Jhumpa Lahiri is a Bengali Indian-American writer...also, she's hot. How could she not be my role model?
Just met Christina Haag for the first time, and I can't wait to read her memoir.
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Love her! Christina Haag's book Come To The Edge is her exquisitely written memoir on her relationship with John F. Kennedy Jr.
Meredith Maran is her very own theory of small earthquakes, having just published her first novel. It'll knock your roof off.
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Meredith Maran's Biography
Pamela Paul is a true renaissance woman--writes about both books and life with equal skill--AND she's my neighbor in Harlem.
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Transforming Children’s Books Coverage at The New York Times Read more by Guest Contributor December 6, 2011 “There are so many ways to tell a story. I’m trying to make room for them all,” says New York Times Book Review children’s book editor Pamela Paul.
Roxana Robinson made my day with this recent essay on Franzen v. Wharton: bit.ly/xP9kGy
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Author Roxana Robinson says that loons are royalty.
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Lee Woodruff's life changed in an instant, when her husband was injured in Iraq. Then she wrote a bestselling book about it. And now her first novel will be published this year. Lemons into lemonade, indeed.