Quotations by Scott Turow

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Born: Tuesday, April 12, 1949
Profession: Novelist
Nationality: American


I tend to write in the mornings.
- Scott Turow

If life's lessons could be reduced to single sentences, there would be no need for fiction.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Life, Fiction)

On the streets, unrequited love and death go together almost as often as in Shakespeare.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Death, Love, Shakespeare)

People talk of me as being the inventor of the legal thriller.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Legal, People, Being, Talk)

Postmodernism cost literature its audience.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Literature)

The great break of my literary career was going to law school.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Career, Law, Literary, School)

The one thing I would like more credit for is being part of a movement which involves recognising the importance of plot and asserting that books of literary worth could be written that had plots.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Being, Books, Credit, Importance, Literary, Worth)

The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof, really is an author.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Burden, Proof)

The purpose of narrative is to present us with complexity and ambiguity.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Purpose, Ambiguity, Complexity, Present)







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