Elizabeth Hardwick Quote

Biography is a scrofulous cottage industry, done mostly by academics who get grants and have a good time going all over the place interviewing. How seldom it is that one has ever heard of the person writing the biography.


The Paris Review (Summer 1985)

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Biography is a scrofulous cottage industry, done mostly by academics who get grants and have a good time going all over the place interviewing. How...

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Biography is a scrofulous cottage industry, done mostly by academics who get grants and have a good time going all over the place interviewing. How...

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Biography is a scrofulous cottage industry, done mostly by academics who get grants and have a good time going all over the place interviewing. How...

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Biography is a scrofulous cottage industry, done mostly by academics who get grants and have a good time going all over the place interviewing. How...