Grief remains one of the few things that has the power to silence us. It is a whisper in the world and a clamour within. The landscapes of all our lives become as full of craters as the surface of the moon.
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London on the cheap
charms as a travel destination have never been in doubt. As the American writer Anna Quindlen has put it, "London has the trick of making its past, its long indelible past, always a part of its present." There's a palpable excitement to walking past elegantly Read more »
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College speakers offer advice that changes lives
the season for commencement speeches. Ever since Anna Quindlens Get a Life address written for Villanova University and Steve Jobs amazing wisdom to the graduates at Stanford (Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of from Detroit News Online Read more »
Adult Book Discussion
us at the Powell Branch Library to discuss Every Last One by Anna Quindlen. Mary Beth Latham is first and foremost a mother, whose three teenaged children come first, before her career as a landscape gardener, or even her life as the wife of a doctor. Caring from Delaware County District Library Read more »
Famous Mothers/Authors Share Mother's Day Favorites
because I beat them to the punch - if I want to read a book, I buy it right away. For this Mother's Day, I bought myself Anna Quindlen's 'Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake,' and I love it already, because it's such a thoughtful and honest look at the different from WMAZ Read more »
Author addresses joys of aging
the answer, deciding to follow one’s own inclinations. “The hard and fast rules don’t seem hard and fast to me at all,” said Anna Quindlen. “Go ahead! What have you got to lose?” A keen societal observer, Ms. Quindlen, 60, is gifted with clarity of language from Toledo Blade Read more »
Quindlen: Aging 'can be so glorious'
those negotiating the aches and pains of getting old, it’s good to be reminded of aging’s honey, a favor Anna Quindlen provides for us. Her favorite line in her 2012 book, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, is “Since we do not wish to die, surely we must have from Toledo Blade Read more »