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Anaïs Nin on Writing, the Future of the Novel, and How Keeping a Diary Enhances Creativity: Wisdom from a Rare 1947 Chapbook
Anaïs Nin on Writing, the Future of the Novel, and How Keeping a Diary Enhances Creativity: Wisdom from a Rare 1947 Chapbook

“It is in the moments of emotional crisis that human beings reveal themselves most accurately.”

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France Is Free: Anaïs Nin and Ernest Hemingway on the Liberation of Paris, August 19, 1944
France Is Free: Anaïs Nin and Ernest Hemingway on the Liberation of Paris, August 19, 1944

“One is stunned before catastrophe, one is stunned by happiness, by peace, by the knowledge of millions of people free from pain and death.”

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Our Objects, Ourselves
Our Objects, Ourselves

“If one changes internally, one should not continue to live with the same objects.”

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Gun Control Fail, 1944 Edition
Gun Control Fail, 1944 Edition

“Lady, we can’t do anything about a threat. We have to wait until he acts.” “You mean after I am shot?”

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Anaïs Nin on Real Love, Illustrated by Debbie Millman
Anaïs Nin on Real Love, Illustrated by Debbie Millman

“Where the myth fails, human love begins. Then we love a human being, not our dream, but a human being with flaws.”

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Famous Writers on New York: Timeless Private Reflections from Diaries, Letters and Personal Essays
Famous Writers on New York: Timeless Private Reflections from Diaries, Letters and 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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How Inviting the Unknown Helps Us Know Life More Richly
How Inviting the Unknown Helps Us Know Life More Richly

“The unknown was my encyclopedia. The unnamed was my science and progress.”

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Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers
Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Hemingway, Didion, Baldwin, Fitzgerald, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Morrison, Orwell, Le Guin, Woolf, and other titans of literature.

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Publishing and Its Discontents, 1948 Edition
Publishing and Its Discontents, 1948 Edition

“Keeping up with present-day costs is as tough for a publisher as for an author, and there does not seem to be an end towards the increase.”

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Introducing The Reconstructionists: A Yearlong Celebration of History’s Remarkable Women
Introducing The Reconstructionists: A Yearlong Celebration of History’s Remarkable Women

Illustrated portraits of trailblazing women across art, science, and literature.

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