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.
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]
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]
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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