Fallbrookisms 18 February 2010

At Café des Artistes

Over a large, luscious slice of tiramisu cake:

Mother: I understand, Sweetie, you want to be appreciated for your full worth. Daughter: Yes, and for my full girth.

T. Jefferson Parker at the recent reading for his new novel Iron River:

I’ve had a lot of editors, but none I’ve wanted to run away from.

In response to “What do you think of J.D. Salinger?” I like him. I wish there were more of him to like.

[Literature] forces you to ask a clear question and then shut up and listen.

I’m a writer because my second grade report card said, “Doesn’t work well with others.”

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