Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Carlos Fuentes

"One wants to tell a story, like Scheherazade, in order not to die. It’s one of the oldest urges of mankind. It’s a way of stalling death."

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Francois Mauriac

"Each of us is like a desert, and a literary work is like a cry from the desert, or like a pigeon let loose with a message in its claws, or like a bottle thrown into the sea. The point is: to be heard – even if by one single person."