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George Plimpton and Papa in Cuba - When Ernest Hemingway agreed to his famous Paris Review interview he had no idea hed be helping the CIA. http://ift.tt/2iV7oL7

As if everything else wasn't enough, George Plimpton wrestled the assassin (Sirhan Sirhan) of politician (and his college friend, Robert Kennedy) to the ground immediately after the assassination. Fascinating guy.

"I never understood people who don't have bookshelves." - George Plimpton #quotes #writing #reading

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In Pictures: America's Best Prep Schools

Location: Exeter, N.H.Founded: 1781Ivy/MIT/Stanford pipeline: 29% (three-year average)Student/Faculty ratio: 5:1Faculty holding advanced degrees: 83%Endowment: $854 millionNotable alumni: Gore Vidal, George Plimpton, Mark ZuckerbergMore about Phillips Exeter America's Best Prep Schools, 2010 - pg.7

According to George Plimpton, Myers “does her work shut in a cage which has been set inside her little home in the hills behind the Italian resort town of Positano. The cage is large enough for Vali to live along with a live fox. She is not a prisoner. The cage is to her what a burrow would be to an animal, an iron lacework protection against the outside. She speaks of it as a ribcage protecting the heart.”

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