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"Being an author of banned books is cool, I've decided."

"The turning point was when I hit my 30th birthday. I thought, if really want to write, it's time to start. I picked up the book How to Write a Novel in 90 Days. The author said to just write three pages a day, and I figured, I can do this. I never got past Page 3 of that book."

"The humor section is the last place an author wants to be. They put your stuff next to collections of Cathy cartoons."

"I was always led to believe you should take care of yourself, trust in your abilities and you're the author of your own destiny."

"The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary."

"For me, titles are either a natural two-second experience or stressful enough to give you an ulcer. If they don't pop out perfect on the first try, they can be really hard to repair. Or, worse, if the author thinks they pop out perfect, but the publishing house does not agree, it's difficult to shift gears. And then? Then you go insane."

"Almost anyone can be an author the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being."

"Asking the author of historical novels to teach you about history is like expecting the composer of a melody to provide answers about radio transmission."

"Almost anyone can be an author the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being."

"Quite often I can be in a bookshop, standing beneath a great big picture of myself and paying for a book with a credit card clearly marked John Grisham, yet no one recognises me. I often say I'm a famous author in a country where no one reads."

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