Beryl Bainbridge - grande dame of English letters, has been nominated for the Booker Prize for the sixth time with her new novel, 'According to Queeney'. Despite never winning,... - 24.08.2001, ITNSource
I am of the firm belief that everybody could write books and I never understand why they don't. After all, everyone speaks. Once the grammar has been learnt it is simply talking on paper and in time learning what not to say. - James Vinson & D. L. Kirkpatrick (eds.), Contemporary Novelists, 2nd edition, (London: St. James Press, 1976).