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My job, and that’s my job, is to dress the naked truth. To make it interesting, to make it viable, to make it seem like…
I watch people get older and lose their intellectual acuity; you lose that sharpness, that cleanness, that brain that you worked so hard on and…
I guess my use-by date is just about up but if I could come back as a storyteller now, I would be jumping over the…
Advertising was only meant to be a very small part of my life. I had intended that I would work extensively in journalism for about…
Advertising seemed almost natural to me because it was a business where you had to inform, persuade and educate. And so from being a junior…
What’s the point in being an unpopular writer? It just doesn’t make a lot of sense. For me it doesn’t, anyway.
The only thing that’s authentic about what a writer writes is his work.
My job is essentially that of an entertainer, no different to that of a musician, no different to that of an actor. I just happen…
I’m going to die with my mind intact. And to me that is the most exciting way you could possibly die.
I am essentially an entertainer and a storyteller.
I tell myself lies and soon I believe them.
People say I don’t write books, I make Christmas presents.
The only thing I can say that is wonderful about my mother is she forced me to learn three verses of the Bible every day…
If I were king of the world there wouldn’t be boat people, there would only be people coming in boats. I would mix us all…
I was born illegitimately and almost immediately, as I understand it, placed in an orphanage. So my very earliest memories were in an orphanage. It…
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