The Official Anais Nin Blog

February 26, 2010

Upon taking stock of some of the most potent reads of the past, The Diary of Anais Nin had me musing for a while. Apart from realizing that a more deliberate re-read is in order, I came across this: Read the rest of this entry »

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I love this volume.

It’s a book I clung onto in New York, a place which for me, like her, was a playground of self-discovery [along with that other mammoth synthesis of modernity: Paris]. Her cafe observations, musings, stream-of-consciousness and long-winded epiphanies, all allude to a state of perpetual self-enquiry within a space that feels large, yet also like a deeply carved niche. Read the rest of this entry »