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I have written about some truly great writers - John Steinbeck, Robert Fros

I have written about some truly great writers - John Steinbeck, Robert Frost, and William Faulkner. Faulkner and Frost were the very peaks of American poetry and fiction in the 20th century.
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Nobody's life is as romantic as it is in fiction.

Nobody's life is as romantic as it is in fiction.
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Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
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Truth titillates the imagination far less than fiction.

Truth titillates the imagination far less than fiction.
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A play is fiction - and fiction is fact distilled into truth.

A play is fiction - and fiction is fact distilled into truth.
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Truth is weirder than any fiction I've seen.

Truth is weirder than any fiction I've seen.
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And I grew up on a steady diet of science fiction, especially apocalyptic a

And I grew up on a steady diet of science fiction, especially apocalyptic and postapocalyptic fiction.
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I don't really read non-fiction, but I have grown up on a steady diet of Wo

I don't really read non-fiction, but I have grown up on a steady diet of Wodehouse and, of course, science fiction.
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What's great about teen fiction is that it's all mixed up - there's highbro

What's great about teen fiction is that it's all mixed up - there's highbrow and lowbrow!
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Most science fiction, quite frankly, is silly nonsense.

Most science fiction, quite frankly, is silly nonsense.
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Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are wr

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.
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Science fiction has these obsessions with certain sciences - large scale en

Science fiction has these obsessions with certain sciences - large scale engineering, neuroscience.
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