This book offers a fascinating introduction to Anaïs Nin, the writer, rebel, artist, and spiritual seeker. What you will discover is a radically unconventional and courageous woman who threw herself into her art and her relationships with a terrifying zeal. The result of her life was the creation of a personal history and a body of written work that continues to speak to us today because of its rare degree of vulnerability. To her millions of fans she represents the epitome of what is possible in a life totally dedicated to freedom, authenticity and art.
This is not a comprehensive biography, instead it offers a very specific view of a remarkable life. In this short book, Jeff Carreira offers a glimpse that captures some of what is most inspiring about Anaïs Nin, without shrinking away from the controversial aspects of her life and character. If you find the courage to examine your own life in the light of hers, you may discover places where you are shrinking from your highest possibilities and be inspired to live a freer, more authentic life.