Saturday, September 13, 2008

Why do you write about things that are so depressing?

People can accept almost any amount of ugliness if it is contained in a familiar formula, as it is on television, but when they come closer to their own place, their own lives, they are much offended by a lack of editing.

-Alice Munro


  1. This is why fiction is better than life sometimes? But there is no real fiction....

  2. I don't know what that means.


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