” When I began, I thought that the way one should work was to do all the research and then write the book. “


” My shorthand answer is that I try to write the kind of book that I would like to read. If I can make it clear and interesting and compelling to me, then I hope maybe it will be for the reader. “


” My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It’s about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It’s about Washington and the army and the war. It’s the nadir, the low point of the United States of America. “


” I’m very aware how many distractions the reader has in life today, how many good reasons there are to put the book down. “


” Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project. “



All 5 David McCullough Quotes about Book in picture


When I began, I thought that the way one should work was to do all the research and then write the book.
My shorthand answer is that I try to write the kind of book that I would like to read. If I can make it clear and interesting and compelling to me, then I hope maybe it will be for the reader.
My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It
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Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project.

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