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525.
pact with her husband:
Savigneau, 56. 205
McCullers wrote every day:
Carr, 78–9.

526.
McCullers later recalled:
McCullers, 18.

527.
Willem de Kooning:
Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan,
De Kooning: An American Master
(New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005).

528.
“Typically, the couple”:
Ibid., 197–8.

529.
Jean Stafford:
Fern Marja Eckman, “Adding a Pulitzer to the Collection,”
New York Post
, May 9, 1970, 21; David Roberts,
Jean Stafford: A Biography
(Boston: Little, Brown, 1988).

530.
“worn, patient”:
Eckman.

531.
“I’m a compulsive”:
Quoted ibid.

532.
“Does she write”:
Ibid.

533.
“I stay in”:
Quoted in Roberts, 384.

534.
Donald Barthelme:
Helen Moore Barthelme,
Donald Barthelme: The Genesis of a Cool Sound
(College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001).

535.
“the process of”:
Ibid., xiv.

536.
“during these first”:
Ibid., 94.

537.
Alice Munro:
Robert Thacker,
Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives: A Biography
(Toronto: Douglas Gibson, 2005).

538.
“very big on”:
Quoted ibid., 130.

539.
Jerzy Kosinski:
Interview with Rocco Landesman, “The Art of Fiction No. 46: Jerzy Kosinski,”
Paris Review
, Summer 1972,
http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/4036/the-art-of-fiction-no-46-jerzy-kosinski
; Jerzy Kosinski,
Blind Date
(New York: Grove Press, 1977).

540.
“When he was”:
Kosinski., 1.

541.
“I guess both”:
Interview with Landesman.

542.
Isaac Asimov:
Isaac Asimov,
I. Asimov: A Memoir
(New York: Doubleday, 1994).

543.
“The overriding factor”:
Ibid., 36.

544.
“I must have”:
Ibid., 38.

545.
Oliver Sacks:
E-mail message to author, March 17, 2010.

546.
Anne Rice:
Interview with author, January 27, 2011.

547.
Charles Schulz:
David Michaelis,
Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography
(New York: Harper, 2007).

548.
“just sit there”:
Quoted ibid., 370.

549.
“I would feel”:
Quoted ibid., 363.

550.
William Gass:
Theodore G. Ammon, ed.,
Conversations with William H. Gass
(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2003); Diane Ackerman, “O Muse! You Do Make Things Difficult!”
New York Times
, November 12, 1989,
http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/03/02/reviews/ackerman-poets.html
; interview with Thomas LeClair, “William Gass: The Art of Fiction No. 65,”
Paris Review
, Summer 1977,
http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/3576/the-art-of-fiction-no-65-william-gass
.

551.
In a 1998 interview:
Richard Abowitz, “Still Digging: A William Gass Interview,”
Gadfly
, December 1998, in Ammon, 146.

552.
“ ‘No, sorry to be”:
Quoted in Ackerman.

553.
“I get very”:
Interview with LeClair.

554.
David Foster Wallace:
David Lipsky,
Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace
(New York: Broadway Books, 2010); interview with Lewis Frumkes, 1999,
http://lewisfrumkes.com/radioshow/david-foster-wallace-interview
.

555.
“I usually go”:
Quoted in Lipsky, 135. Commas added for consistency.

556.
“Things are either”:
Interview with Frumkes.

557.
Marina Abramovic:
Interview with author, August 12, 2010.

558.
Twyla Tharp:
Twyla Tharp with Mark Reiter,
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
(2003; repr. New York: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks, 2006).

559.
“I begin each”:
Ibid., 14.

560.
“a friendly reminder”:
Ibid., 15.

561.
“arsenal of routines”:
Ibid.

562.
“I repeat the”:
Ibid., 56.

563.
“It’s actively anti-social”:
Ibid., 237.

564.
Stephen King:
Stephen King,
On Writing
(2000; repr. New York: Pocket Books, 2002).

565.
“Like your bedroom”:
Ibid., 152–3.

566.
Marilynne Robinson:
Interview with Sarah Fay, “The Art of Fiction No. 198: Marilynne Robinson,”
Paris Review
, Fall 2008,
http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/5863/the-art-of-fiction-no-198-marilynne-robinson
.

567.
Saul Bellow:
James Atlas,
Bellow: A Biography
(New York: Random House, 2000); Gloria L. Cronin and Ben Siegel, eds.,
Conversations with Saul Bellow
(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi 1994); Saul Bellow,
Saul Bellow: Letters
, ed. Benjamin Taylor (New York: Viking, 2010). Kindle edition.

568.
“Someone once called”:
Quoted in Nina Steers, “Successor to Faulkner,”
Show
, September 1964, in Cronin and Siegel, 31.

569.
“Rising promptly at”:
Atlas, 427.

570.
“I simply get”:
Saul Bellow to Edward Shils, January 20, 1968, in
Letters
.

571.
Gerhard Richter:
Michael Kimmelman, “An Artist Beyond Isms,”
New York Times
, January 27, 2002,
http://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/27/magazine/an-artist-beyond-isms.html
.

572.
Jonathan Franzen:
Emily Eakin, “Into the Dazzling Light,”
Observer
, November 11, 2001,
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2001/nov/11/fiction.features
; Nina Willdorf, “An Author’s Story,”
Boston Phoenix
, November 8–15, 2001,
http://www.bostonphoenix.com/boston/news_features/other_stories/multi-page/documents/01997111.htm
.

573.
“I was frantically”:
Quoted in Willdorf.

574.
“I was in such”:
Quoted in Eakin.

575.
Maira Kalman:
E-mail message to author, March 24, 2010.

576.
Georges Simenon:
Pierre Assouline,
Simenon: A Biography
, trans. Jon Rothschild (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997); Patrick Marnham,
The Man Who Wasn’t Maigret: A Portrait of Georges Simenon
(New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992); interview with Carvel Collins, “The Art of Fiction No. 9: Georges Simenon,”
Paris Review
, Summer 1955,
http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/5020/the-art-of-fiction-no-9-georges-simenon
.

577.
His typical schedule:
Assouline, 326.

578.
“Most people work”:
Quoted in Marnham, 163.

579.
“Women have always”:
Interview with Collins.

580.
Stephen Jay Gould:
Interview with Academy of Achievement, June 28, 1991,
http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/gouoint-1
.

581.
Bernard Malamud:
Philip Davis,
Bernard Malamud: A Writer’s Life
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007); Lawrence Lasher, ed.,
Conversations with Bernard Malamud
(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1991); Janna Malamud Smith,
My Father Is a Book: A Memoir of Bernard Malamud
(New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006); interview with Daniel Stern, “The Art of Fiction No. 52: Bernard Malamud,”
Paris Review
, Spring 1975,
http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/3869/the-art-of-fiction-no-52-bernard-malamud
.

582.
“time-haunted man”:
Davis, 6.

583.
“absolutely, compulsively prompt”:
Malamud Smith, 36.

584.
“Discipline is an”:
Quoted in Jack Rosenthal, “Author Finds Room to Breathe in Corvallis,”
Oregonian
, April 12, 1959, in Lasher, 9–10.

585.
“and I sneak”:
Quoted in Joseph Wershba, “Not Horror but Sadness,”
New York Post
, September 14, 1958, in Lasher, 6.

586.
“There’s no one”:
Interview with Daniel Stern.

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