Anne Fadiman Quotes (7 quotes)
“Sharing a bed and a future was child's play compared to sharing my copy of The Complete Poems of W. B. Yeats.”
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader Marrying Libraries (1998)
“The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious.”
Entry for August 23, 1926, Journal
“Laughter, n. An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.”
The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
A New Slant on Life (1998)
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Bio: Anne Fadiman is an American author, editor and teacher.
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