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The New York Times
– Jul 19, 12:02 PM
Kela Abernathy's urgent ride to the Missouri hospital where she would give birth to premature twins covered 100 miles, took nearly four hours, and featured one stop at a hospital that couldn't help because its labor and delivery ward was defunct.
In the spring of 1934, just before dispensing his finest advice on writing and ambition to an aspiring writer who had hitchhiked atop a coal car across the country to see him, Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899–July 2, 1961) received a request…
– Nov 13, 2013, 4:00 AM
Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899–July 2, 1961) has contributed a great deal to the collected advice of great writers, from his famous admonition against the dangers of ego to his short and stellar Nobel Prize acceptance speech. But some of…
“One can never be alone enough to write,” Susan Sontag observed. Solitude, in fact, seems central to many great writers' daily routines — so much so, it appears, that part of the writer's curse might be the ineffable struggle…
If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? Although there exist some…