Nadine Gordimer Quote

A writer doesn't only need the time when he's actually writing — he or she has got to have time to think and time just to let things work out. Nothing is worse for this than society. Nothing is worse for this than the abrasive, if enjoyable, effect of other people.


Paris Review (Summer 1983)

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A writer doesn't only need the time when he's actually writing — he or she has got to have time to think and time just to let things work out....

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A writer doesn't only need the time when he's actually writing — he or she has got to have time to think and time just to let things work out....

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A writer doesn't only need the time when he's actually writing — he or she has got to have time to think and time just to let things work out....

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A writer doesn't only need the time when he's actually writing — he or she has got to have time to think and time just to let things work out....