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The Inner Light of Creativity: Vivian Gornick on How You Blossom into Being an Artist

The Inner Light of Creativity: Vivian Gornick on How One Blossoms into Being an Artist | Brain Pickings Red and Yellow Sunflowers by Emil Nolde

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Lit Thursday: Books For Survival

As the election neared and my anxiety continued to spiral out of control, I realized I needed something to immerse myself in, to take me out of real life. I had been thinking about reading Vivian Gornick's The Odd Woman and the City for months, and it proved to be exactly what I needed. Vivian's memoir is a love letter to New York City recalling the life that she lived, how she was shaped by the city and its characters, and the things she felt as she walked up and down the streets of this…

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How to Own Your Story: Vivian Gornick on the Art of Personal Narrative and the Power of Textured Storytelling

How to Own Your Story: Vivian Gornick on the Art of Personal Narrative and the Power of Textured Storytelling | Brain Pickings

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Vivian Gornick on Feminism, Friendship, and Her New Memoir 'The Odd Woman and the City'

Vivian Gornick on Feminism, Friendship, and Her New Memoir 'The Odd Woman and the City' | VICE | United States

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The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir -- This takes the form of short stories, more like random diary entries. There is a lot of wisdom here. Something to think about.

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"In this newly revised twenty-fifth anniversary edition, acclaimed writer and journalist Vivian Gornick interviews famous and lesser-known scientists, compares their experiences then and now, and shows that, although not much has changed in the world of science, what is different is women’s expectations that they can and will succeed."

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The Inner Light of Creativity: Vivian Gornick on How You Blossom into Being an Artist

The Inner Light of Creativity: Vivian Gornick on How One Blossoms into Being an Artist | Brain Pickings

The Situation and the Story: The Art of Personal Narrative by Vivian Gornick http://www.amazon.com/dp/0374528586/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_2k5wub0FN7A6C

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The Jacket: A Sweet Illustrated Meta-Story about How We Fall in Love With Books

The Jacket: A Sweet Illustrated Meta-Story about How We Fall in Love With Books | Brain Pickings

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