In graduate school, I was a student of E.L. Doctorow, and he had us read 'Moby-Dick' in a week.
Garth Risk Hallberg
'Moby-Dick' has a remarkable way of resonating with whatever is going on in the world at that particular moment.
'Moby-Dick' really threw me. I read it when I was 14 and my best friends were books. It changed the way I looked at the world.
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Many, many of my paintings have come from the first chapter of Moby Dick.
I hated the fact that I had to read 'Moby-Dick' as a senior in high school.
I think people have the wrong idea of 'Moby Dick' as this somber, boring thing.
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Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative.
Reading 'Moby-Dick' was really a sort of transformative literary experience for me.
It's been a transformative period and I really wanted to make music from what I've experienced.
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Reality, by itself, becomes a story by Philip K. Dick.
Philip K. Dick
If I couldn't be Dick Van Dyke, I wanted to be Art Carney.
I've been working a lot with Dick Smith on overpopulation.
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A book makes claims of literary art.
There's no literary merit in my books.
I'm nothing if not a literary hedonist.
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Reading is a huge part of life.
Daniel Curtis Lee
Childhood reading is so important.
Reading is power. Reading is life.
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I'm sort of a straight shooter.
Poetry is a sort of homecoming.
I don't value prizes of any sort.
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Every experience makes you grow.
Racism is a physical experience.
Every experience makes you a man.
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I was really a shy kid.
I'm not really a gamer.
I'm not really into rap.
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Drugs scared me.
I'm afraid of me.
I got rock in me.
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