May Sarton's story - shared in such a real and heartfelt way - has always stayed with me.
I've reread Journal of a Solitude a few times over the years; its one of those books to keep on your shelf, and read to get back in touch with the things that matter.
This book was almost impossible to get through because the writer seemed so self-absorbed.
May Sarton was one of the most gifted writers of the twentieth century. Her honesty about life, love, and the need for solitude often brought tears of gratitude for the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by ReadingGiGi
It was one of those books that make me sorry when I finish them! I think introverts, especially would enjoy this.Published 4 months ago by BAT
I loved this book so much. Mae is an author, who reveals a piece of her soul in every word. I will eventually get around to reading all of her books. She has a fan for life.Published 5 months ago by booklover9
This woman is a very gifted writer. I just wish she would have gotten some professional help for her depression.Published 6 months ago by Stuart Henderson
I wanted encouragement for the creative, solo life, but her overall outlook is discouragement and despair. Read morePublished 9 months ago by JC SALM
Clears the mind and makes one think. Inspires to seek out solitude in our daily lives. Looking forward to reading more of Mary Sarton.Published 12 months ago by Larry B. Walker
I really enjoyed reading this journal. I copied a lot of her quirky quotes and thoughts. I highly recommend this to people who love solitude themselves.Published 14 months ago by Regina M. Robinson
Journal of a Solitude is an account of a year in the life of May Sarton in the early 1970's. It is an interesting journey into the mind and soul of a writer and poet. Read morePublished on July 19, 2012 by The Literary Lioness