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Don’t Hang Back With the Brutes: 10 Quotes On the Value of the Arts

Herewith are quotes by thinkers, artists, and authors throughout history who observed the tremendous power of the arts to shape our minds.


The Riddle of Death and the Final Hours of Famous Authors

In The Violet Hour, Katie Roiphe talked to writers on the cusp of death, and those they leave behind, to better understand the role of death in our lives.


Resolutions, Schmesolutions! 10 Author Quotes In Praise of Indulgence

As the year draws frantically to a close, let's hear a last-ditch case from 10 authors in favor of indulgence, misadventure, and outright hedonism.


The Truth About Susan Sontag: A Q&A with Doc Director

Nancy Kates, director and producer of HBO’s ‘Regarding Susan Sontag,’ allowed W&F to pry into her inspiration, motivation, and more.


Behind the Books with Sigrid Nunez, Author of Sempre Susan

Sigrid Nunez, author of Sempre Susan, tells us about her habit of reading poetry before she writes, overrated classics, the synesthesia of the writing process, and the advice to "Read as much as possible, especially the work of writers who most deeply affect you. Make those writers your family."