“Nobody reads a mystery to get to the middle. They read it to get to the end.
“In Russia, writers with serious grievances are arrested, while in America they are merely featured on television talk shows, where all that is arrested is their development.”
“Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.”
“I’m definitely responsible for the image that I put out there. But it does become frustrating, because I don’t want ‘sexy’ to be my defining characteristic.
“Literary fiction is kept alive by women. Women read more fiction, period.” ~ Khaled Hosseini, b. 4 March 1965
“I think I could drink my own blood. Is that weird?” ~ Jessica Biel, b. 3 March 1982
“The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.”
“The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.” ~ Linus Pauling, b.