And Then She Said

About Women: Conversations between awpid-9780385539869.jpeg writer and a painter by Lisa Alther and Francoise Gilot is an interesting non-fiction book. Reading much like a play with two famous women as the main characters sans stage directions, the book is an ongoing dialogue between a well-known writer and painter who have an enduring friendship. Their discussions cover many topics and reveal their innermost thoughts and feelings about art, life, and love.

There were many things I enjoyed about this book. While reading it, I missed my dearest friends and sisters with whom I am able to have similar deep discussions. The book contains many pearls of wisdom. It is not something you can read quickly; you need to take these discussions slowly. There is great food for further rumination.

I recommend this book be read with a good friend and a glass of wine.

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About dianeledet

Professional Writing Consultant, Graduate of DePaul University School for New Learning 2008
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6 Responses to And Then She Said

  1. This is such an amazing post. I really love your blog so much and in turn cannot stop reading all of your posts!

  2. alison41 says:

    Is it possible to have a non-fiction novel? I thought novels fell into the category of fiction.

  3. Reblogged this on sketchuniverse and commented:
    HI DEAR READERS! TODAY WE GOT A TIP ABOUT BOOKS. CHEERS !

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