Lisa Alther

Lisa
Alther
1944

American Author and Professor of Fiction

Author Quotes

Whatever I experienced in the world that I didn't understand I'd invent a story and workout my understanding of something through the story.

I always thought it was a question of achieving some permanent state of tranquillity ... but it's not. It's more like learning to surf. The waves keep rolling in, each different from the last, and you have to ride them, instead of getting pounded to bits.

A person’s intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.

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First Name
Lisa
Last Name
Alther
Birth Date
1944
Bio

American Author and Professor of Fiction