By John Bartlett
First released in 1855, BARTLETT'S frequent QUOTATIONS has been thoroughly up to date and revised for the 17th version through Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This seventeenth variation, lower than Kaplan's greatest course, comprises over 20,000 quotations, representing 2,500 authors, ninety of whom are new to BARTLETT'S. New comers contain invoice Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Kushner, Tammy Wynette, Margaret Atwood, Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Frank O'Hara, Martin Amis, Kingsley Amis, mom Teresa, Jacques Cousteau, Rudolph Giuliani, Alfred Hitchcock, L. M. Montgomery, Eric Ambler, Jerry Seinfeld, J.K. Rowling, Katharine Graham, and Emma Goldman. With quotations awarded in chronological order, within the recognized BARTLETT'S culture, BARTLETT'S provides the reader an enormous landscape of the area, from the traditional Egyptians to the newest motion picture, from the inspirational and the gorgeous to the sardonic and the downright humorous.
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