Whoever is able to write a book and does not, it is as if he has lost a child
In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people
The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose
(November 18, 1939 - )
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.
(September 18, 1709 - December 13, 1784)
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
G. K. Chesterton
(May 29, 1874 - June 14, 1936)
My brother used to be in a rock & roll band. He had hair down to his shoulders but he was still guiding and playing in the band. He'd stay out all night and come in and go duck hunting. But it was always funny, him with the long hair he was the hippie duck hunter, kind of like Ted Nugent.
We're in a park where no lead is safe and we are playing a team that never quits. You have to keep fighting. I thought Steven was solid. We have seen him better. He was just very good. He was just Steven tonight.
The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great that I thought I was in a dream.