At the Same Time Paperback – 3 April 2008
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- Publisher : Penguin UK (3 April 2008)
- Language: : English
- Paperback : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0141031689
- ISBN-13 : 978-0141031682
- Item Weight : 181 g
- Dimensions : 12.9 x 1.6 x 19.8 cm
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These issues, exemplified by this sterling collection of essays, range from the political to the moral to the literary (she would probably say the latter encompasses the former two). While her outspokeness frequently won her enemies, and her bluntness can be seen at times as insensitive, she was always looking inward to create a public person that she could admire, a strenuous egotism.
Readers of this volume can find her championing writers she feels have been neglected, criticizing the United States foreign policies and most notoriously, evaluating the attacks of 9/11 in yet further clarifications of her opinions.
The loss of this woman is incalculable; even when one disagrees with her(and at some points I am sure you will) you will never fail to find her challenging you to define your own point of view. Her aphorisms expand in widening concentric circles of thought, broadening your vistas with clarity and compassion.