John Champlin Gardner

John Champlin Gardner

was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. He is perhaps most noted for his novel Grendel, a retelling of the Beowulf myth from the monster's point of view.
If you don't give your kid freedom to make choices with money, including stupid choices, he'll make plenty when he gets to college.More John Champlin Gardner quotes [08/17/2011 03:08:05]
One should fight like the devil the temptation to think well of editors. They are all, without exception - at least some of the time, incompetent or crazyMore John Champlin Gardner quotes [08/17/2011 03:08:19]
It's a staggering transition for high school students that found they could study five hours a week and make As and Bs.More John Champlin Gardner quotes [08/17/2011 03:08:12]
Talking, talking. Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams, between myself and all I see.More John Champlin Gardner quotes [08/17/2011 03:08:25]

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