Dystopian Author Quotes

June 4, 2020
I started as a songwriter and wanted to be like Leonard Cohen. I've always seen my stories as enlarged songs.

Kazuo Ishiguro Dystopian Author Quotes#4

Kazuo Ishiguro I started as a songwriter and wanted to be like Leonard Cohen. I’ve always seen my stories as enlarged songs.
June 4, 2020
Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write.

Kazuo Ishiguro Dystopian Author Quotes#3

Kazuo Ishiguro Screenplays I didn’t really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to […]
June 4, 2020
All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma.

Kazuo Ishiguro Dystopian Author Quotes#2

Kazuo Ishiguro All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma.
June 4, 2020
I loved cowboy films and TV series, and I learned bits of English from them. My favorite was 'Laramie', with Robert Fuller and John Smith. I used to watch 'The Lone Ranger', which had been famous in Japan as well. I idolized these cowboys.

Kazuo Ishiguro Dystopian Author Quotes#1

Kazuo Ishiguro I loved cowboy films and TV series, and I learned bits of English from them. My favorite was ‘Laramie’, with Robert Fuller and John […]
June 4, 2020
A life of writing books is a trying adventure in which you cannot find out where you are unless you lose your way.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#80

Philip Roth A life of writing books is a trying adventure in which you cannot find out where you are unless you lose your way.
June 4, 2020
Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#79

Philip Roth Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise.
June 4, 2020
What I have in mind when I start to write could fit inside an acorn-an acorn, moreover, that rarely if ever grows into an oak. Write fiction and you relinquish reason. You start with an acorn and you end up with a mackerel.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#78

Philip Roth What I have in mind when I start to write could fit inside an acorn-an acorn, moreover, that rarely if ever grows into an […]
June 4, 2020
To read a novel requires a certain kind of concentration, focus, devotion to the reading. If you read a novel in more than two weeks, you don't read the novel really.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#77

Philip Roth To read a novel requires a certain kind of concentration, focus, devotion to the reading. If you read a novel in more than two […]
June 4, 2020
I turn sentences around. That's my life. I write a sentence and then I turn it around. Then I look at it and turn it around again.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#76

Philip Roth I turn sentences around. That’s my life. I write a sentence and then I turn it around. Then I look at it and turn […]