Douglas Kennedy - Quotes

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If there is an abiding theme in 'The Pursuit of Happiness,' it is the idea that you come into the world already shaped by other people's past histories. ---->>>

We don't like admitting this, but it is a key component of human existence: the fact that life has the potential for things both wondrous and horrific. ---->>>

With a novel, no matter where I am in it, I'm fretting about it. Every time I write a book, it starts with great forward momentum. Then there seems to be a period where it slows down a bit, and other things intervene. Then I gain momentum. ---->>>

Tragedy is one of the larger prices we pay for being alive. No one ever sidesteps tragedy. It is always there, shadowing us. ---->>>

Success is a very fragile veneer. I get wary of people who embrace celebrity. It ruins people. ---->>>

The decision to write full time was made when I was twenty-eight years old and had just had two small plays accepted for BBC Radio. ---->>>

From Graham Greene, I learnt how to be an accessible writer who grapples with our doubts as sentient individuals. ---->>>

I want to be a popular novelist who's also serious, or a serious novelist who's also very accessible. ---->>>

I've been known to write on the Underground in London and on the subway in New York. I have two or three cafes in Paris that I go into. I find a corner with a little shade, and I can work. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
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Occupation: Writer
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Douglas Kennedy (born January 1, 1955) is an American novelist.(wikipedia)