Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

“The big secret to writing good books is to stay around people, and not stay around what they write on the internet.”

Source: James McBride, quoted in Elisabeth Egan’s “Inside the List” column (New York Times Book Review)

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