The writer works in a lonely way.
More Quotes from Irwin Shaw:At the height of the McCarthy period, writers were being hounded.
I haven't stuck to any formula. Most great writers stick to the same style, but I wanted to be more various.
A writer is a human being. He has to live with a sense of honor.
They do an excellent job, ... They really care about it and look into it.
I cringe when critics say I'm a master of the popular novel. What's an unpopular novel?
There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough.
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As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.