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Famous Writers on New York: Timeless Private Reflections from Diaries, Letters & Personal Essays
Famous Writers on New York: Timeless Private Reflections from Diaries, Letters & Personal Essays

Mark Twain, Susan Sontag, Simone de Beauvoir, E. B. White, Washington Irving, Anaïs Nin, Italo Calvino, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Joyce Carol Oates, and more.

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Simone de Beauvoir on Ambiguity, Vitality, and Freedom
Simone de Beauvoir on Ambiguity, Vitality, and Freedom

“The drama of original choice is that it goes on moment by moment for an entire lifetime.”

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A Breakup Letter from Simone de Beauvoir
A Breakup Letter from Simone de Beauvoir

“I can still feel warm and happy and harshly grateful when I look at you inside me.”

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Turning Abruptly from Friendship to Love: Sartre’s Love Letter to Simone de Beauvoir
Turning Abruptly from Friendship to Love: Sartre’s Love Letter to Simone de Beauvoir

“I am mastering my love for you and turning it inwards as a constituent element of myself.”

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The Daily Routines of Great Writers
The Daily Routines of Great Writers

“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.”

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