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“I think fiction now is becoming less and less interesting and important.  Many of the things fiction used to do are done better on HBO or in other media.”

– the above quotation was taken from “10 Questions,” Newsweek November 19th, 2012.  Morris is responding to a question about Virginia Woolf’s statement that fiction will always outlive biography.

                       

About the Writer:
Morris has written biographies of Beethoven and Theodore Roosevelt.  His imaginative biography of Ronald Reagan, Dutch, used the controversial technique of Morris imagining himself as a character in Reagan’s life, a decidedly fictional technique used while still “maintaining scholarly honesty.”

– Eleni Anastasiou

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