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She s NPR's Scott Simon to talk about her recollections of famous names, fabulous parties at which she says she was often lonely, and a life of letters.
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Even at that young age, I knew that there was a great suspicion on my mother's part about writing.
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But I also have to say, the dull world — mother, father, brother, sisters, workmen, donkeys — that was the material. So I was very lucky to grow up in a small village, a small hamlet, in which one was able to observe, secretly, everything going on around one. Even just the way people sat at Mass So the place was full of stories. They were small stories, but they were stories. The brothers are Find someone to fuck in omaha.
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And from that you can read anything you wish, as can any reader. I was at a party of Kenneth and Kathleen Tynan and I had to leave because the baby sitter was leaving at 9 o'clock. And Paul McCartney was coming in and he said, 'You can't go.
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I haven't talked to you. I have to get the baby sitter, et cetera. And then he said, 'Where are the [children]? And there was an old, not to say secondhand — fifth-hand — guitar.
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So he picked up the guitar, and Paul McCartney made up this little song about me. O'Brien sits with her children, Carlo and Dating grannies moms wanting sex for Brescia Gebler, in I think most writers [are], if you read their letters and sometimes read some of their lives.
I'm not recommending it, but I know one has to be — to remain writing, not just to start as a writer, to remain faithful to it — one has to live so much of one's life.
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I was glad I went to him, but I didn't really realize that the LSD would have such a drastic, frightening and lengthy effect upon me.
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