Literary Birthday - 3 February
Happy Birthday, Richard Yates, born 3 February 1926, died 7 November 1992
- If my work has a theme, I suspect it is a simple one; that most human beings are inescapably alone, and therein lies their tragedy.
- I’m only interested in stories that are about the crushing of the human heart.
- Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.
Yates was an American novelist and short story writer, known for his exploration of mid-20th century life. He is the author of Revolutionary Road.
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by Amanda Patterson from Writers Write