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"I never attended a creative writing class in my life. I have a horror of them; most writers groups moonlight as support groups for the kind of people who think that writing is therapeutic. Writing is the exact opposite of therapy. The best, the only real training you can get is from reading other people's books."  (Zadie Smith)

"If religion is the opiate of the people, tradition is an even more sinister analgesic simply because it rarely appears sinister."  (Zadie Smith, White Teeth)

"Make sure the lubricant is unscented. Don't join fashionable 'schools of thought.' Read everything."  (Zadie Smith, her advice for young people)

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