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    The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 4: 1944-1947 Anaïs Nin "It is in the moments of emotional crisis that human beings reveal themselves most accurately." Anais Nin on writing, the future of the novel, and how keeping a diary enhances creativity – wisdom from a rare 1947 chapbook

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    “All of my creation is an effort to weave a web of connection with the world: I am always weaving it because it was once broken.” ― Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 3: 1939-1944

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