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“Lists are a form of power.”
“Think of this — that the writer wrote alone, and the reader read alone, and they were alone with each other.”
“I was no good at being a child.”
“She devoured stories with rapacious greed, ranks of black marks on white, sorting themselves into mountains and trees, stars, moons and sun, dragons, dwarfs, and forests containing wolves, foxes and the dark.”
A.S. Byatt, English writer, poet
Full name: Dame Antonia Susan Duffy, DBE.