Speaking Out

August 4th, 2004 · No Comments
by Booksquare

Maud Newton has posted her interview with British author A.L. Kennedy. We hate to pick our favorite lines from these things, because we truly want you to savor the whole thing — when a writer speaks without regard for marketing angles, we get all giddy inside — but we thought Kennedy’s final comments were simply perfect:

…And hopefully it’s funny. Otherwise it would be a bit bleak. It’s dedicated to my mother – which she found out last week, so she’s quite chuffed at the moment. And read the book in a day, which is depressing, because it took much longer than that to write.

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