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Anne Roiphe

Anne Roiphe (born December 25, 1935) is an American writer and journalist. She is best known as a first-generation feminist, and author of the novel Up The Sandbox (1970), which was filmed as a starring vehicle for Barbra Streisand in 1972. In 1996, Salon called the book "a feminist classic." Wikipedia

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A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wea ...

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Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.

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I have always been fascinated by the human mind, conscious and unconscious - that is what writing an ...

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I think it is a good thing to have woman friends at every stage of life. We confide in each other, w ...

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Romanticizing the act of writing or any other art is not very helpful to the artist or the art. It's ...

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Everybody is bound by some social rules. But I think that artists need some kind of freedom to explo ...

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You wanted to live inside the lines where the ordinariness of everything would protect you from the ...

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Most of us don't have mothers who blazed a trail for us--at least, not all the way. Coming of age be ...

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If I were planning to be stranded on a desert island, I wouldn't take Freud's books with me, because ...

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Decay is quiet but ghastly, explosion is dramatic and dreadful. There's not much to choose between t ...

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You have to be a lover of books without expecting more of them than they give - a little pleasure, a ...

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I think that certainly the artists of the '40s, '50s and '60s were fighting a very conformist societ ...

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I really consider myself a writer, and a writer who is sometimes a social critic. I'm not an ideolog ...

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God is a God of Lovingkindness.

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Is it possible that my sons-in-law will do toilets? If we raise boys to know that diapers need to be ...

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