"The Pentagon implicitly understood what happens when journalists are inserted into war-fighting units. People who share adversity grow closer."
"On the most obvious level, I set out write a thrilling story. Judging from most reviews and reader reactions, I've succeeded."
"For me, the characters are part of the story, and come out of its development" - Donald Westlake
"I think all good narration contains an element of mystery and suspense."
If you find much of life and politics so absurd as to be hilarious, you need to read Christopher Buckley's books.
"The book reviews were a huge part of putting me on the road I am on now."
While many writers put out maybe one book a year, three new whodunnits by the prolific Robert Parker are being published this year alone.
"I hosted A Current Affair, which I like to think wasn't as sleazy as American Outrage..." - Author Tim Green
Take the stress of The Paper Chase, the cattiness of Legally Blonde, toss in some alcohol, and tone it all down a bit.
"I would never put myself in the category of my favorite critics." - Sara Voorhees
"Reality is stranger than fiction because God doesn't have to worry about being plausible."
"In which the author, a failure at literature, fails likewise at pornography..."
"I’m a journalist, and I’m part of the publicity machine that Nattie is drawn to and yet confounded by."