Erica Jong

Erica Jong

 

“Beware of books. They are more than innocent assemblages of paper and ink and string and glue. If they are any good, they have the spirit of the author within. Authors are rogues and ruffians and easy lays. They are gluttons for sweets and savories. They devour life and always want more. They have sap, spirit, sex. Books are panderers. The Jews are not wrong to worship books. A real book has pheromones and sprouts grass through its cover.”

—Erica Jong,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez

Toni Cade Bambara

Toni Cade Bambara

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