Canadian author David Gilmour sparks furore over female writers Giller award nominee and University of Toronto professor says he won't teach books written by women or Chinese authors Gilmour Sparkly, Female Writers, Virginia Woolf, David Gilmour, Canadian Author, Teaching Books, Sparkly Furor, Books Written, Author David
"Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack." Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Author
Heartbreakingly honest writer... “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism.
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) Writer, feminist and philosopher, first woman to articulate the gap between the rights of man and rights of women. In 1792 she wrote her book, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is still a powerful tract today. Her daughter, of course, was Mary Shelley, the famous author of Frankenstein
Edith Wharton ( January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937), Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, with The Age of Innocence (first woman to win the award) A major "Taste Maker" of her day