Book Review: Memoirs of my Nervous Illness

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Imagine that you are renowned as one of the finer judges of your country. You are at the apex of your career, having spent decades studying law and applying care and diligence to that profession. You are brilliant; a man who others wish to be.

Then, your own mind turns on you.

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A Quote About Writing

“Writing is a sacred calling — but so are gardening, dentistry and plumbing, so don’t put on airs.

“Writers are journalists before they’re anything else. You keep coming back to journalism, which is continually hard work, to describe action, to narrate a sequence of events and somehow keep your own fine sensibility out of it, to simply say how the game progressed.”

– Garrison Keillor