E. L. Doctorow
Edgar Lawrence “E. L.” Doctorow was an American novelist, editor, and professor, best known internationally for his works of historical fiction. He has been described as one of the most important American novelists of the 20th century. Wikipedia
Born: January 6, 1931, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Died: July 21, 2015, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Spouse: Helen Esther Setzer (m. 1953–2015)
Movies: Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, Daniel, Welcome to Hard Times, Jolene, Sunstroke
It’s like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.