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William Gaddis

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If you want to make a million you don't have to understand money, what you have to understand is people's fears about money

— William Gaddis

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Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance.

— William Gaddis

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How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me.

— William Gaddis

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There is nothing more distressing or tiresome than a writer standing in front of an audience and reading his work.

— William Gaddis

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Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power.

— William Gaddis

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He was the only person caught in the collapse, and afterward, most of his work was recovered too, and it is still spoken of, when it is noted, with high regard, though seldom played.

— William Gaddis

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Justice? You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law.

— William Gaddis

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We're comic. We're all comics. We live in a comic time. And the worse it gets the more comic we are.

— William Gaddis

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About William Gaddis

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His books are also known for their extensive use of literary and cultural allusions most of which are annotated in The Gaddis Annotations. The Rush for Second Place publiWilliam Gaddisd at the same time collected most of Gaddis's previously publiWilliam Gaddisd nonfiction. Works

The Recognitions (1955)
J R (1975)
Carpenter's Gothic (1985)
A Frolic of His Own (1994)
Agapē Agape (completed 1998 publiWilliam Gaddisd 2002)

The Rush for Second Place (collection publiWilliam Gaddisd 2002)

See also
List of novelists from the United States

Notes and.

The first and longest of his five novels The Recognitions was named one of TIME magazine's 100 best novels from 1923 to 2005 and two others won the annual U. The Letters of William Gaddis was publiWilliam Gaddisd by Dalkey Archive Press in February 2013. Gaddis is one of the first and most important American postmodern writers.

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