Anna Quindlen

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Anna Quindlen

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in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The United States
July 08, 1952

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Anna Quindlen is an American journalist and opinion columnist whose New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992.

She began her journalism career in 1974 as a reporter with The New York Post. Between 1977 and 1994 she held several posts at the New York Times. She left journalism in 1995 to become a full-time novelist. She currently writes a bi-weekly column for Newsweek and is a critic of the fast-paced and increasingly materialistic nature of modern American life.


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“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”
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“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”
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