Posts Tagged: quotations

Happy Birthday, Dorothy Parker!

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Dorothy Parker, American writer, editor, and critic, was born today in 1893. Parker wrote fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplays (including A Star is Born, for which she received an Oscar nomination), and is remembered in particular for her acid wit. A member of the Algonquin Round Table, she was also an ardent leftist, and was eventually […]

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The Words They Carry

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The Atlantic has begun curating a series of authors’ favorite passages, poems, and lines. The series is called By Heart and includes an essay on each selection and an illustration by Doug McLean. Many authors discuss their favorite line from their favorite author, others share the quotes that get them through the writing process, and some reflect […]

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