Richard Russo – I have to have a…

I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing…


“I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don’t have a lot of sympathy for because I’m just going to be with them too long.”
-Richard Russo

Howie Carr – About 25 years ago, I…

About 25 years ago, I started out as a reporter covering politics. And that sort…


“About 25 years ago, I started out as a reporter covering politics. And that sort of just evolved into organized crime, because organized crime and politics were the same thing in Boston.”
-Howie Carr

Frederick Sanger – When I was young my…

When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile…


“When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences.”
-Frederick Sanger