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Literary Witches: An Illustrated Celebration of Trailblazing Women Writers Who Have Enchanted and Transformed the World
Literary Witches: An Illustrated Celebration of Trailblazing Women Writers Who Have Enchanted and Transformed the World

From Sappho to Toni Morrison, an homage to writers who have wielded the power of the mind in language with uncommon virtuosity.

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Vacation and the Art of Presence: Anaïs Nin on How to Truly Unplug and Reconnect with Your Senses
Vacation and the Art of Presence: Anaïs Nin on How to Truly Unplug and Reconnect with Your Senses

“As you swim, you are washed of all the excrescences of so-called civilization, which includes the incapacity to be happy under any circumstances.”

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Celebrated Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary
Celebrated Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary

Reflections on the value of recording our inner lives from Woolf, Thoreau, Sontag, Emerson, Nin, Plath, and more.

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Anaïs Nin on How Reading Awakens Us from the Slumber of Almost-Living
Anaïs Nin on How Reading Awakens Us from the Slumber of Almost-Living

“It appears like an innocuous illness. Monotony, boredom, death. Millions live like this (or die like this) without knowing it.”

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Anaïs Nin on Inner Conflict, the Connectedness of All Things, and What Maturity Really Means
Anaïs Nin on Inner Conflict, the Connectedness of All Things, and What Maturity Really Means

“Any experience carried out deeply to its ultimate leads you beyond yourself into a larger relation to the experience of others.”

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Anaïs Nin on Reproductive Rights: A Prescient Perspective from 1940
Anaïs Nin on Reproductive Rights: A Prescient Perspective from 1940

“Motherhood is a vocation like any other. It should be freely chosen, not imposed upon woman.”

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