Nadine Gordimer: The truth isn’t always beauty..

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer

“The truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.”

Nadine Gordimer

November 20, 1923: Happy 90th birthday, Nadine Gordimer! The novelist and Nobel Prize winner has been an anti-apartheid activist since the 1960s.

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22/11/2013 · 19:47

Astrid Lindgren: Give the children love, more love..

Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren

Give the children love, more love and still more love – and the common sense will come by itself. 

Astrid Lindgren

November 14, 1907: Delightfully rude redhead Pippi Longstocking was the creation of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, but it was her seven-year-old daughter who came up with that perfect name. Lindgren was born in Småland, 106 years ago today.

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14/11/2013 · 16:19

Open by Andre Agassi

Open
Open by Andre Agassi
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I just watched the interview with Andre Agassi on “Che tempo che fa”. It made me want to read this book. Did anyone of you read it, if so, would you recommend it?

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11/11/2013 · 22:21

Hermann Hesse: Learn what is..

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse

“Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.”

Hermann Hesse

July 2, 1877: Nobel Prize-winning German novelist Hermann Hesse’s books—particularly Siddhartha and Steppenwolf—helped popularize Eastern philosophy with Western audiences. He was born to missionary parents, 136 years ago today.

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02/07/2013 · 23:01

This week’s recommended blogs #4

Coming up on Czerulf’s Thoughts

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15/06/2013 · 10:00