That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.
• F. Scott Fitzgerald •
Which F. Scott Fitzgerald book is your favorite?
The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.
• Malcolm Gladwell •
What is your favorite Malcolm Gladwell book? Are you looking forward to reading David and Goliath when it's published on October 1?
My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings.
• Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley •
You should see my corgis at sunset in the snow. It's their finest hour. About five o'clock they glow like copper. Then they come in and lie in front of the fire like a string of sausages.
• Tasha Tudor •
Do you have a favorite Tasha Tudor children's book? When I was little, mine was Tasha Tudor's Five Senses.
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear what is being said to me by the voices I create.
• Jeanette Winterson •
What is your favorite Jeanette Winterson book?
I hate writing, I love having written.
• Dorothy Parker •
Do you have a favorite Dorothy Parker witticism?
Check out our review of Farewell, Dorothy Parker by Ellen Meister, released earlier this year.
There are times when the only access I have to the truest person that I am is when I'm alone and trying to solve a sentence. It's exciting, even when it's frustrating, even when I can't do it right.
• Elizabeth Gilbert•
Which Elizabeth Gilbert book is your favorite?
Which Anita Brookner book is your favorite?
Which Richard Russo book is your favorite?
Which Henry David Thoreau book is your favorite?