Posts Tagged ‘ autobiography ’

Love, Lunacy, and a Life Fully Lived: Oliver Sacks, the Science of Seeing, and the Art of Being Seen | Brain Pickings

Oliver Sacks (Photograph: Nicholas Naylor-Leland)

Love, Lunacy, and a Life Fully Lived: Oliver Sacks, the Science of Seeing, and the Art of Being Seen | Brain Pickings.

With Kate Millett – “In Her Own Voice” by Donna Fleischer | Hartford Advocate 1977

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Alice Neel painted this portrait in 1970 on commission from TIME Magazine. It hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. and is considered one of the finest examples of Neel’s work.

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Kate Millett at word pond

Maisonneuve | Ruth Ozeki on Breaking the Fictional World

 

Maisonneuve | Ruth Ozeki on Breaking the Fictional World.

Thérèse and Isabelle | Asymptote

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Artwork by Robert Zhao Renhui

http://www.asymptotejournal.com/article.php?cat=Fiction&id=71&curr_index=3&curPage=

Karl Ove Knausgaard: Norway’s Proust and a life laid painfully bare | profile | From the Observer | The Observer

 

Nothing less than an entire life recorded in all its tedium and occasional ecstasy: Karl Ove Knausgaard. Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty Images

Karl Ove Knausgaard: Norway’s Proust and a life laid painfully bare | profile | From the Observer | The Observer.

Class Prep [re-loop]: by Bhanu Kapil | Was Jack Kerouac A Punjabi?

2013-06-08 12.22.11 pink lightning in redacted form, Bhanu Kapil

Class Prep [re-loop]: by Bhanu Kapil

Wordlife, Japan by Scott Watson :: Scribd.

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Wordlife, Japan by Scott Watson at Scribd.

Scott Watson’s work as writer, poet, translator, essayist, and autoethnographer is humorous, brilliant, courageous, and riveting in originality. It has become a daily companion in my own writings and walkings through self to nonself. The East-West philosopher Alan Watts once wrote that the Dao is simply inconceivable. Watson goes a step further. His lowercase dao fits in anyone’s pocket.  – Donna Fleischer

A portrait of the poet as a child, a book review by David Burleigh / The Japan Times

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Twelve Views from the Distance by Mutsuo Takahashi and Jeffrey Angles

On Lyn Hejinian ~ Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious. / Barnstorm

Barnstorm | Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious..

Patti Smith, Just Kids / 2010 National Book Award Nonfiction Winner, The National Book Foundation

 

 

Patti Smith, Just Kids – 2010 National Book Award Nonfiction Winner, The National Book Foundation.