(June 20, 1905-June 30, 1984)
Raised in New York City
Resided in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Wrote 'Julia,' 'The Little Foxes,' 'Toys in the Attic,' 'The Children's Hour,' 'Another Part of the Forest,' 'The Little Foxes,' 'The Dark Angel,' 'Days To Come' and 'Scoundrel Times'
Why she might be annoying
She dropped out of Columbia University.
She was a chain smoker.
She divorced after a seven year marriage.
She had an affair with Dashiell Hammett for over thirty years.
She testified at Senator Joseph McCarthy's Un-American Activities Committee.
Mary McCarthy said: 'Every word she writes is a lie, including 'and' and 'the.''
Why she might not be annoying
She traveled with Ernest Hemingway.
She was an outspoken force in politics.
She went almost blind.
She said: 'Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.'
She had strong opinions and often voiced them.
Share this link with a friend:
Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 88.89% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 21 Votes: 38.10% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 24 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 36 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 40 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 87 Votes: 62.07% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 101 Votes: 66.34% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 170 Votes: 64.71% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 260 Votes: 56.92% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 84 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
Featured in the following Annoying Collections: