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According to Frances Lindley, a Knopf editor and one of Blanche’s friends, “Pat’s capacity for selfawareness is as limited as his father’s. ” In 1921, while staying at the country house of the British publisher Sir Newman Flowers, Blanche attempted to The Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers bids fond farewell to the Class of 2015–2016 Annie Baker Edward Ball Robin Blackburn Yasmine El Rashidi Victoria Johnson Laszló Krasznahorkai Sarah Lewis Vivek Narayanan Larry Rohter John Ryle Vanessa Schwartz Debora Silverman Nick Wilding Paul Yoon Alejandro Zambra ͽ …and welcomes with pleasure the Class of 2016–2017 Carys Davies Nicole Fleetwood Angela Flournoy Jon Gertner Hilary Hallett Saidiya Hartman Jennifer Homans Daniel Kehlmann Sally Wen Mao Natan Meir George Packer Michael Reynolds Salvatore Scibona Akhil Sharma Jonathan Stevenson The Cullman Center is made possible by a generous endowment from Dorothy and Lewis B.

I attended a cooking class and shared a tasty lunch its students had prepared: Karelian stew, which included beef, pork, potatoes, and cranberries. All this was obviously another world from the overcrowded and under- where he observed and took part in the pilfering of food by both inmates and guards. A month from the end of his stay he was finally transferred to the education unit—and told to sweep out classrooms. 1 The Bard program, for example, offers classes leading to a college degree. They are taught by professors from Bard and other campuses and attended by nearly three hundred inmates in six New York State prisons.

Only rarely did Blanche’s bravery desert her—for example, when she decided against publishing books that seemed likely to involve potentially costly censorship cases: D. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Radclyffe Hall’s lesbian novel, The Well of Loneliness. Blanche Knopf’s accomplishments and the intensity of her focus seem all the more remarkable when one considers the distractions of her tumultuous personal life, and the periods of instability brought on largely (as Claridge views it) by her troubled relationships with her husband, her son, and at least one of her lovers.

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