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Arthur Phillips

Arthur Phillips (born April 23, 1969) is an American novelist. His books include Prague (2002), The Egyptologist (2004), Angelica (2007), The Song Is You (2009), and The Tragedy of Arthur (2011)

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It would be hard to exaggerate Ernest Hemingway's influence over American literature, but his influe ...

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I'm an aesthetic empiricist. If you like something, it doesn't matter who made it. There really is n ...

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As a rule, I am lazy and prefer to avoid anything resembling work, and research feels like work, as ...

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When a character bears the same name as the author it's just an invitation to have some fun.

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I do worry that it's impossible to write something original, that there's nothing that a human hasn' ...

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But music is, at the very minimum, inflammatory, exclusionary, divisive, encouraging of snobbery and ...

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Write. Enjoy writing. Then, and only then, worry about the business end of it. Start loving your hob ...

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It was so much easier to be alone, if one could find just the right location.

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How much of life could he spend aching? Aching is not a stable condition; it must resolve into somet ...

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Love is not sufficient. It never has been. Stories that claim otherwise are lies. There's always SOM ...

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You deicde, and you make our night what you want. Brilliant and ours. Stupid and theirs.

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Fiction is able to do one thing better than any other art form: it is able to convey a convincing se ...

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The memoir industry is, what's the word? Under regulated. I think it needs to be pruned. If there ar ...

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I am notorious for always having two beagles with me, in any and all circumstances.

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So why did poor artists originally hang around in cafes?""I don't know. Inspiration from the atmosph ...

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