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There is a lesson there about greed and it is a lesson I am willing to learn as well. Has it made me a distrustful person? I don't think so. But we probably look a bit more carefully at our financial situation now.
You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.
I like Jo Nesbo and Hakan Nesser. There are so many good books in the world. I don't want to spend time reading bad crime novels.
Your basic person wants to talk about material culture, internet culture. I think about God, cats, nature.
In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.
In the early '90s, when I really started to find my voice, I was reading a lot of books, and I was moved by the writers, like Chinua Achebe, and I wanted to be able to write rhymes that were as potent as what I was reading.
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
The thing about research is that there's no end. You constantly have this fear that an expert who knows more than you will call you out on some detail in your book.
My earliest memory of books is not of reading but of being read to. I spent hours listening, watching the face of the person reading aloud to me.