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A Personal 'Report From The Interior' Of Author Paul Auster

Fans of the writer Paul Auster know an enormous amount about him. His novels often draw on autobiographical details, and he has written five books that are explicitly about his own life.<p>Last year, he published a memoir called <i>Winter Journa</i>l that tells the story of his life through the story of his …

How to Write: A Year in Advice from Franzen, King, Hosseini, and More

Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love<p>This year, I talked to nearly 50 different writers for the By Heart series, a weekly column about beloved quotes and cherished lines. Each author shared the life-changing, values-shaping passages that …

The Greatest American Novel You’ve Never Heard Of

In one of those few gratifying instances of belated artistic justice, John Williams’s “Stoner” has become an unexpected bestseller in Europe after being translated and championed by the French writer Anna Gavalda. Once every decade or so, someone like me tries to do the same service for it in the …

27 Amazingly Powerful Quotes From Black Writers

Happy Black History Month! In honor of this great month, here are 27 amazingly powerful quotes from eloquent black writers:<p><b>"The impatient idealist says: 'Give me a place to stand and I shall move the earth.' But such a place does not exist. We all have to stand on the earth itself and go with her</b> …

The Project of Literature: Susan Sontag on Writing, Routines, Education, and Elitism in a 1992 Recording from the 92Y Archives

Susan Sontag remains one of the most interesting minds in modern history, with provocative and prescient beliefs and opinions on everything from visual culture to love and sex to stereotypes and polarities to why lists appeal to us. But arguably her most timeless insights touch on the heart of her …

Henry Miller’s Notice to Visitors

Fame comes with a vexing flipside — the constant barrage of requests and, in the pre-digital days, the common offense of unannounced in-person visits to the famed person’s home or workspace. Managing this onslaught of generally well-meaning but suffocating adulation with the right balance of …

Hemingway App Punches Up Your Writing

The HemingwayApp promises to make your writing as punchy and compelling as anything ever penned by Papa. Imagine! Sales reports and client letters …

Ralph Ellison on Literature as a Voice Against Injustice, a Chariot of Hope, and a Lens on the Human Experience

<i>“Good fiction is made of what is real, and reality is difficult to come by,”</i> beloved writer <b>Ralph Ellison</b> (March 1, 1913–April 16, 1994) famously said.<p>In 1953, upon receiving the National Book Award for <i>Invisible Man</i> — the only novel he published in his lifetime — Ellison captured the heart of …

Henry Miller on Writing and Life

Why do writers — great, beloved, timeless writers — write? <b>George Orwell</b> had his four motives. For <b>Joan Didion</b>, it is a matter of ego and self-revelation. <b>David Foster Wallace</b>, perhaps ironically in retrospect, wrote purely for the fun of it. For <b>Charles Bukowski</b>, it was an inextinguishable inner …

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Yogacara launches the Zen Garden Café in Mumbai

After opening her second Yogācāra Healing Arts centre in Bandra, Mumbai in 2013, Radhika Vachani expands her wellness portfolio this year with the …

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Dermatologists list 5 lesser-known skin saboteurs

You know about sun and smoking-induced damage. Here are the other, more surprising things that flick off your skin's light switch.<p><b>1.</b> <b>The thermostat:</b> …

Comme des Garçons x Pharrell Williams

C’est la breaking news beauté du jour: le hit-maker planétaire s’associe à Comme des Garçons pour créer un parfum mixte qui sera dévoilé en septembre …

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Alexandre Pachulski est Directeur Produits de TalentSoft, un éditeur proposant une solution en mode SaaS de Gestion des Talents. Il est l’auteur de …

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