Quotes with tag:
I don’t go anywhere without my iPod, laptop and at least one book.
‘In Cold Blood’ is not a thriller at all, really. It is, however, the first work of its kind: a true crime book that reads like fiction.
I’m a ‘bound book’ kind of girl. I have a Kindle, and I enjoy it for some things, like convenience or instant gratification, or all the little things that you can do with them.
I have been writing for 50 years and readers still read my first book from when I was in the Marine Corps.
My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953.
Research to me is as important or more important than the writing. It is the foundation upon which the book is built.
Smaller than a breadbox, bigger than a TV remote, the average book fits into the human hand with a seductive nestling, a kiss of texture, whether of cover cloth, glazed jacket, or flexible paperback.
I still want to give my public, such as it is, a book a year.
Young or old, a writer sends a book into the world, not himself.
If the worst comes true, and the paper book joins the papyrus scroll and parchment codex in extinction, we will miss, I predict, a number of things about it.
My reading as a child was lazy and cowardly, and it is yet. I was afraid of encountering, in a book, something I didn’t want to know.
There’s an inherent idea that if a Black executive producer and a Black director are going to do a movie based on a Black writer’s book that everybody is going to be Black.
Before bed, I read a book or flip on the radio – I’m not picky, I’ll just turn it on and see what comes up. I burn a yummy lavender- scented candle.
Proust writes, he remembers, physically. He depends on his body to give him the information that will bring him to the past. His book is called ‘In Search of Lost Time,’ and he does it through the senses. He does it through smell. He does it through feeling. He does it through texture. It is all physically driven, that language.
I’m excited to bring my characters to life in book form.