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In Ohio seasons are theatrical. Each one enters like a prima donna, convinced its performance is the reason the world has people in it.

("Beloved")


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Misery colored by the greens and blues in my mother's voice took away all the grief out of the words and left me with a conviction that pain was not only endurable, it was sweet.
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Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world. The single statesman, in that literal sense, who is not solving all his problems with guns. It's truly unbelievable.
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If happiness is anticipation with certainty, we were happy.
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I don't write -ist novels.
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Of course I'm a black writer. I'm not just a black writer, but categories like black writer, woman writer and Latin American writer aren't marginal anymore. We have to acknowledge that the thing we call ''literature'' is more pluralistic now, just as society ought to be. The melting pot never worked. We ought to be able to accept on equal terms everybody from the Hasidim to Walter Lippmann, from the Rastafarians to Ralph Bunche.
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She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
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