A Week of Literary Birthdays: Gloria Steinem, Flannery O’Connor


Photograph by Annie Leibovitz

Gloria Steinem


It’s the birthday of the feminist writer and activist who said, “A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle”: Gloria Steinem.







And it’s the birthday of a writer who said that her subject was “the action of grace in territory held largely by the devil.” That’s Flannery O’Connor.

Flannery O’Connor

READ MORE about their brilliance over at The Writer’s Almanac along with a special treat – Robert Frost’s “On the Sale of My Farm”



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