novelist

Notion

As a novelist, I remain interested in the notion of a single reckless act and its consequences.   Anita Shreve Anita Hale Shreve (October 7, 1946 – March 29, 2018) was an American writer, chiefly known for her novels. One… Read More ›

Avidity

One may speak about anything on earth with fire, with enthusiasm, with ecstasy, but one only speaks about oneself with avidity.  Ivan Turgenev Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (November 9 [O.S. October 28] 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and… Read More ›

Purpose

  If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.     Emile Zola Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French… Read More ›

Pessimist

I don’t consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.   Leonard Cohen Leonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ (born 21 September 1934) is… Read More ›