Mary McCarthy (author)

Mary McCarthy (author)

Mary Therese McCarthy (June 21, 1912 – October 25, 1989) was an American author, critic and political activist.

Read more about Mary McCarthy (author):  Early Life, Beliefs As An Adult, Social Life, Literary Reputation, Death, Selected Works

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    Always clung to by barnacles.
    Hawaiian saying no. 2661, ‘lelo No’Eau, 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 (1912–1989)