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Anne Tyler, Marilynne Robinson are among those nominated for the literary award.

Anne Tyler, Marilynne Robinson are among those nominated for the literary award.

Ms. Lee’s novel about racial injustice in a small Alabama town became one of the most beloved and most taught works of fiction ever written by an American, has died. She was 89..

Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Dies at 89

Ms. Lee’s novel about racial injustice in a small Alabama town became one of the most beloved and most taught works of fiction ever written by an American, has died. She was 89..

George Saunders and his wife, Paula, in 1986.

My Writing Education: A Time Line

George Saunders and his wife, Paula, in 1986.

One of the deepest and strangest of all human moods is the mood which will suddenly strike us perhaps in a garden at night, or deep in sloping meadows, the feeling that every flower and leaf has just uttered something stupendously direct and important, and that we have by a prodigy of imbecility not heard or understood it. There is a certain poetic value in this sense of having missed the full meaning of things. There is beauty, not only in wisdom, but in this dazed and dramatic ignorance.

One of the deepest and strangest of all human moods is the mood which will suddenly strike us perhaps in a garden at night, or deep in sloping meadows, the feeling that every flower and leaf has just uttered something stupendously direct and important, and that we have by a prodigy of imbecility not heard or understood it. There is a certain poetic value in this sense of having missed the full meaning of things. There is beauty, not only in wisdom, but in this dazed and dramatic ignorance.

Mulheres OusadasY❤B <> SIMONE WEIL - (1909-1943) "A pensadora que viveu os dilaceramentos da 2ª Guerra Mundial encontrou na vulnerabilidade da carne humana um caminho para a união com Deus e para a redenção" Maria C. Lucchetti. "Ela nasceu em Paris, formada em filosofia pela Sorbonne, foi a primeira mulher catedrática da França. Era a discípula predileta do filósofo Alain, formada em completo agnosticismo, apaixonada pelo tema da condição humana no mundo do trabalho." R. Cult

Mulheres OusadasY❤B <> SIMONE WEIL - (1909-1943) "A pensadora que viveu os dilaceramentos da 2ª Guerra Mundial encontrou na vulnerabilidade da carne humana um caminho para a união com Deus e para a redenção" Maria C. Lucchetti. "Ela nasceu em Paris, formada em filosofia pela Sorbonne, foi a primeira mulher catedrática da França. Era a discípula predileta do filósofo Alain, formada em completo agnosticismo, apaixonada pelo tema da condição humana no mundo do trabalho." R. Cult

Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) is one of three Norwegian authors to have received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Undset received the Prize in 1928, for her two series of novels set against the background of medieval Norway in the 13th century: the 3-volume Kristin Lavransdatter, and the 4-volume Olav Audunssønn. New translations by Tiina Nunnally .

Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) is one of three Norwegian authors to have received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Undset received the Prize in 1928, for her two series of novels set against the background of medieval Norway in the 13th century: the 3-volume Kristin Lavransdatter, and the 4-volume Olav Audunssønn. New translations by Tiina Nunnally .

Boyd makes an effective use of real-life pictures to illustrate this photographer’s brisk account of her life

Sweet Caress by William Boyd review – love and war in the 20th century

Boyd makes an effective use of real-life pictures to illustrate this photographer’s brisk account of her life

10 books every high school student should read.

10 Books You Really Should Have Read In High School: An Alternate List

It's the first Sunday of 2016, Modern Philosophers, and before we all sit down for a delicious Sunday Dinner with family, I wanted to write a post about what makes Sunday so awesome. Some people se...

8 Reasons Why Sunday Is Too Cool For School

It's the first Sunday of 2016, Modern Philosophers, and before we all sit down for a delicious Sunday Dinner with family, I wanted to write a post about what makes Sunday so awesome. Some people se...

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