Tag: Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner

On Her Own: Spinsters and Women Who Write about Them

Apparently Greta Garbo never actually said, “I want to be alone.” Except as a line in the movie Grand Hotel. But she was. At least alone in the way that society defines women who don’t marry as being “alone.” I’ve ...
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Anita Brookner

In Praise of Gentle Reading

Gentle reading can cure what ails me sometimes. Quiet, lovely books that make everyday life seem interesting, and hopeful.
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