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Ragtime, E. L. Doctorow

They realized that there was a process of magnification by which news events established certain individuals in the public consciousness as larger than life. These were the individuals who represented one desirable human characteristic to the exclusion of all others. […]

It’s all about celebrities

Ragtime, E. L. Doctorow

At palaces in New York and Chicago people gave poverty balls. Guests came dressed in rags and ate from tin plates and drank from chipped mugs. Ballrooms were decorated to look like mines with beams, iron tracks and miner’s lamps. […]

Genius E. L. Doctorow On Celebrity Charities

Thus with continuous concentration and the expenditure of enormous amounts of energy he tried to keep himself from slipping into the vast distances of his unhappiness. It was all around him. It was a darkness as impudently close as his […]

From Ragtime, E. L. Doctorow

Hi, I am Mary, a proud INFP Introvert & eclectic Soul based in Italy.
Still growing, ever evolving, I write about spiritual growth, female power, relationships, books and 'life in general'.
I look forward to connecting with fellow introverts, smart women, and book worms.
Oh, yes, I'm a weird mix of Aries & Gemini!
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