Mary McCarthy (author)
Mary Therese McCarthy (June 21, 1912 – October 25, 1989) was an American author, critic and political activist.
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“Always clung to by barnacles.”
—Hawaiian saying no. 2661, lelo NoEau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)
“A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world.”
—Mary McCarthy (19121989)