Today is the birthday of Gregory Maguire (born June 9, 1954), author. He is the author of the novels Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, and many other novels for adults and children. He is best known for novels that are revisionist retellings of children's stories.
"People who claim they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us. It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of." - Gregory Maguire
"Where I'm from, we believe in all sorts of things that aren't true... we call it history." - Gregory Maguire
"As long as people are going to call you lunatic anyway, why not get the benefit of it? It liberates you from convention." - Gregory Maguire
"Some things I cannot change, but 'til I try I'll never know." - Gregory Maguire
"Happy endings are still endings." - Gregory Maguire
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Le Chariot Chuck: 1918 - Paris, France. circa 1918. "Sample Red Cross rolling kitchen, ready to travel. On exhibition at the Grand Palais." 5x7 glass negative. View full size.
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