If I were dead, then nobody in England would have to fuss about the cost of my security and whether or not I merited such special treatment for so long.
Sometimes you find your voice by trying to write like people, and sometimes you find it by trying to write unlike people.
I don't read my books, I write them. Once I've finished the many years it usually takes me to write them, I can't bear to read them, because I've spent too long with them already. I'm not advertising them very well, am I?
Stories in families are colossally important. Every family has stories: some funny, some proud, some embarrassing, some shameful. Knowing them is proof of belonging to the family.
Harry Connick, Jr.