Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthy was a novelist, literary critic, and cultural commentator. She is best known for her 1963 novel The Group.
 

"I really tried, or so I thought, to avoid lying, but it seemed to me that they forced it on me by the difference in their vision of things, so that I was always transposing reality for them into something they could understand."

– Mary McCarthy, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood