“Anyone can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort to remain a civilized man.”
November 25, 1880: Though he was an influential literary figure in his own right and part of the famed Bloomsbury group, Leonard Woolf is best known as Virginia Woolf‘s husband. He was born in London, 133 years ago today.
“The truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.”
November 20, 1923: Happy 90th birthday, Nadine Gordimer! The novelist and Nobel Prize winner has been an anti-apartheid activist since the 1960s.
Give the children love, more love and still more love – and the common sense will come by itself.
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.
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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