I've been very lucky with all my adaptations - they were made by intelligent people who liked the books, and I know that not all authors feel this way.
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I don't worry too much about what I am, what I do, what I want to do.
I get excited about having finished a new book.
We can't be as good as we'd want to, so the question then becomes, how do we cope with our own badness?
Like all books that have that kind of momentum, it starts from word of mouth.
I think English literature has gotten really bogged down over the last few years.
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Where we're living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things.