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There are right times to ask someone to put out their smoke and this is not one of them.

“And that's why books are never going to die. It's impossible. It's the only time we really go into the mind of a stranger, and we find our common humanity doing this. So the book doesn't only belong to the writer, it belongs to the reader as well, and then together you make it what it is.”   ― Paul Auster, photo uncredited

Paul Benjamin Auster -) is an American author whose writing blends…

Oriana Fallaci

"The Muslims refuse our culture and try to impose their culture on us. I reject them, and this is not only my duty toward my culture -- it is toward my values, my principles, my civilization.

Step by Step: Building a Feminist Movement, 1941-1977  A film by Joyce Follet  1998, 56 minutes, Color, DVD  Order No. W00657  "****Proving beyond a doubt that feminism began well before the 1960s, and that its players were not just the white middle class, this inspiring tape follows the lives of eight Midwestern women, six of whom became founders of NOW. Set against a backdrop of decades of war, prosperity and reform, their stories beautifully illustrate the continuity and diversity of…

'****Proving beyond a doubt that feminism began well before the and that its players were not just the white middle class, this inspiring tape

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Milan Kundera- author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Danish writer Karen Blixen and her owl (1882-1962)

“You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” - Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen), from “Out of Africa”. Karen Blixen also known by her pseudonym, Isak Dinesen, is famous for.

Corinne Michelle West

Portrait of Corinne Michelle West by Jon Boris, Cincinnati, Ohio, She was an abstract expressionist painter and actress.

Burt Glinn :: Françoise Sagan, 1958

oorequiemoo: bartleby-company: ©Burt Glinn Paris, French writer Françoise Sagan at home.

Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag born in New York City on January 1933 – December was an American essayist, literary and cultural theorist, icon, and political activist. Works include: Against Interpretation, AIDS and Its Metaphors

John Lanchester

John Lanchester - author of one of my favorite books of all time, "The Debt to Pleasure".

how to do activism now: grace lee boggs and rosa clemente

Two generations discuss everyday activism

Charlotte Gainsbourg

Шарлотта Генсбур: «Я всегда заставляю себя выходить из зоны комфорта»