I componimenti di Bruxelles – A cura di Maddalena De Leo - The Sisters' Room, A Brontë-inspired Blog: ITA- Buongiorno e buon primo lunedì del mese! A voi il nuovo articolo della professoressa De Leo, per il nostro...
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A living anatomy of influences, from Brontë to Baldwin.
Having long lamented the dearth of reading lists by female cultural icons — amid a wealth of excellent but chromosomally skewed ones by such luminaries as Leo Tolstoy, Alan Turing, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Stewart Brand, Carl Sagan, and Neil deGrasse Tyson — I set out to find a worthy counterpoint. And what worthier addition than Joan Didion, one of the most singular and influential writers of our time, whose reflections on self-respect and grief are nothing short of life-changing? (Maria Popova)