Caroline Leavitt

Quotes: Caroline Leavitt

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    A lot of people hurl themselves into relationships to lose themselves, but I think the best relationships help us to be more ourselves, to bring forth our best selves.
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    A title means marketing. It means that company's coming soon, and you'd better get out the Christmas lights so they don't miss your house.
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    All writers know how important a good title is. It's the first thing readers see, along with a knock-your-socks-off cover - a seductive 'come hither' for the story within.
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    By the time I was 5, I was already an outcast. It was the early 1960s, and I was part of the only Jewish family in a decidedly Christian suburb of Waltham, Mass.
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    Everyone thinks that a new place or a new identity will jumpstart a new life.
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    If a kid disappears, now there's Amber Alerts: they know this-this-this. In the '50s, we kids wandered around. Nobody knew what you were doing.
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    Is there nothing the prodigiously talented Ann Patchett can't do? She's channeled the world of opera, Boston politics, magic, unwed motherhood, and race relations, creating scenarios so indelible, you swear they are right outside your door.
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    L.A. is a place people come to for all sorts of reasons, often to reinvent themselves, and that fascinates me.
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    Literature can allow us to experience the best side of humankind, where instead of giving up, we struggle desperately in the ruins for love, connection and hope.
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    Open adoption, when it works, is fabulous. But when it goes wrong, it's so traumatizing for everybody.
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