Anna Marie Quindlen (born July 8, 1952) is an American author, journalist, and opinion columnist whose New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992. She began her journalism career in 1974 as a reporter for the New York Post. Between 1977 and 1994 she held several posts at The New York Times.
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“Its babe feminismwere young, were fun, we do what we want in bedand it has a shorter shelf life than the feminism of sisterhood. Ive been a babe, and Ive been a sister. Sister lasts longer.”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)
“It was almost two years ago, while awaiting the imminent birth of my second child, that I decided to start working part-time. This would have been unthinkable to me when I was younger. At twenty-five I should have worn a big red A on my chest; it would have stood for ambition, an ambition so brazen and burning that it would have reduced Hester Prynnes transgression to pale pink.”
—Anna Quindlen (20th century)