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In Defense of the Fluid Self: Why Anaïs Nin Turned Down a Harper’s Bazaar Profile
In Defense of the Fluid Self: Why Anaïs Nin Turned Down a Harper’s Bazaar Profile

“I am more interested in human beings than in writing, more interested in lovemaking than in writing, more interested in living than in writing.”

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Imagination Illustrated: Muppets Creator Jim Henson’s Never-Before-Seen Journals and Sketches
Imagination Illustrated: Muppets Creator Jim Henson’s Never-Before-Seen Journals and Sketches

Rare sketches, photographs, doodles, and other glimpses of the beloved Muppeteer’s mind and creative process.

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Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar
Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar

“It is a sign of great inner insecurity to be hostile to the unfamiliar.”

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Susan Sontag on Art: Illustrated Diary Excerpts
Susan Sontag on Art: Illustrated Diary Excerpts

“Art is a form of consciousness.”

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Susan Sontag’s List of Beliefs at Age 14 vs. Age 24
Susan Sontag’s List of Beliefs at Age 14 vs. Age 24

“The only difference between human beings is intelligence.”

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Susan Sontag on the Creative Purpose of Boredom
Susan Sontag on the Creative Purpose of Boredom

“Most of the interesting art of our time is boring.”

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