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Anna Quindlen


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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. more »

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  • ''Kids and violent TV, violent TV and violence, violence and kids. The only people missing from this discussion are the parents. Where are we? Gone. Abdicated.''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1953), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. A, p. 27 (October 28, 1993).
  • ''Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed.''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. 4, p. 19 (June 13, 1993).
  • ''The greatest public health threat for many American women is the men they live with.''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. 4, p. 17 (January 17, 1993).
  • ''Each instance of sexual harassment has to be judged on its merits. Facts, timing, motives, credibility: all must be considered before we make up our own minds what to believe.''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. A, p. 25 (May 11, 1994).
  • ''Amid attempts to protect elephants from ivory poachers and dolphins from tuna nets, the rights of children go remarkably unremarked.''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. A, p. 23 (November 23, 1994). On the absence of provisions ...
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