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Brief about John Connolly: By info that we know John Connolly was born at 1968-05-31. And also John Connolly is Irish Writer.

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Anyone who wants bookstores to survive is portrayed as a Luddite who goes around smashing up Kindles.

Tags: Anyone, Goes, Wants

As I get older I tend to rail against the world more and more.

Tags: Against, Older, Rail

I find that I take a great deal of pleasure knowing I get up people's noses to some degree.

Tags: Deal, Great, Knowing

I think people are confusing the right to write with the right to be published.

Tags: Confusing, Published, Write

I've been fascinated by the idea that evil is the absence of empathy.

Tags: Empathy, Evil, Idea

If you work at home, you're always on call in a way.

Tags: Call, Home, Work

The only person who needs to know about failure is yourself.

Tags: Failure, Needs, Yourself

There is a very conservative element of crime writers that don't recognise what I do is crime fiction.

Tags: Crime, Fiction, Writers

Writers are magpies by nature, always collecting shiny things, storing them away and looking for connections of things.

Tags: Away, Looking, Nature

I feel that I'll be buried in Ireland and don't think I'll ever live in the U.S. I'm not comfortable with many aspects of U.S. society - especially the justice system.

Tags: Justice, Society, System

There is sometimes a feeling in crime fiction that good writing gets in the way of story. I have never felt that way. All you have is language. Why write beneath yourself? It's an act of respect for the reader as much as yourself.

Tags: Good, Respect, Yourself

What is good for you creatively is usually bad commercially. You thrive financially by sticking to a series and not fiddling about too much. You do yourself harm by moving away from the series and the genre. By trying things not based in that particular mode of writing, you will just lose readers.

Tags: Good, Moving, Yourself