” One of my favorite ways to find fictional inspiration, by the way, is to browse historical timelines. I also like world atlases – any country with a squiggly coastline seems to inspire me, as do visual dictionaries, those reclusive creatures of the reference shelf. “


” In medical school, you’re taught to write in this convoluted, Latinate way. I knew the vocabulary as well as anyone, but I would write kidney instead of nephric. I insisted on using English. “


” Families tend to artificially divide the world, imbuing one member with all the attributes and another with all the faults. But it’s never that way. “


” People are surprised when Hollywood characters act the way a real person would. “



All 4 Ethan Canin Quotes about Way in picture


One of my favorite ways to find fictional inspiration, by the way, is to browse historical timelines. I also like world atlases - any country with a squiggly coastline seems to inspire me, as do visual dictionaries, those reclusive creatures of the reference shelf.
In medical school, you


Families tend to artificially divide the world, imbuing one member with all the attributes and another with all the faults. But it
People are surprised when Hollywood characters act the way a real person would.
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