Miranda July





Miranda July

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February 15, 1974

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"Miranda July (born February 15, 1974) is a performance artist, musician, writer, actress and film director. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California, after having lived for many years in Portland, Oregon. Born Miranda Jennifer Grossinger, she works under the surname of "July," which can be traced to a character from a "girlzine" Miranda created with a high school friend called "Snarla".

Miranda July was born in Barre, Vermont, the daughter of Lindy Hough and Richard Grossinger. Her parents, who taught at Goddard College at the time, are both writers. In 1974 they founded North Atlantic Books, a publisher of alternative health, martial arts, and spiritual titles. Miranda was encouraged to work on her short fiction by author and frien...more


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Average rating: 3.80 · 26,585 ratings · 3,170 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
No One Belongs Here More Th...
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The Boy from Lam Kien
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The First Bad Man
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นารีนิยาม (bookvirus 07)
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“Look at the sky: that is for you. Look at each person's face as you pass them on the street: those faces are for you. And the street itself, and the ground under the street, and the ball of fire underneath the ground: all these things are for you.”
Miranda July

“What a terrible mistake to let go of something wonderful for something real.”
Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You

“I laughed and said, Life is easy. What I meant was, Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again.”
Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You

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