Our great American writers were all newspaper people.
A lecture is an occasion when you numb one end to benefit the other.
If you don't fix latent failures in your system, you're asking for trouble.
I don't read anything anymore. I don't have the eyesight. I read my own copy, that's all. I think I've read everything that's worth reading.
At the time the world was all upside down. The American people were beginning to move around a lot. The old hometown ties had been pretty much broken. The theme of Farmer Takes a Wife appealed to people. Everybody was homesick. And it sold and sold and sold.