A cultural "omniblog" covering matters literary as well as theatrical, musical, historical, cinematic(al), etc.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Quote of the Day (Philip Roth, on Fiction and Autobiography)
"I write fiction and I’m told it’s
autobiography, I write autobiography and I’m told it’s fiction, so since I’m so
dim and they’re so smart, let them decide what it is or it isn’t." ―Philip
Roth, Deception: A Novel (1990)
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand