I read in order to write. I read out of obsession with writing.
You read constantly that banks are lobbying regulators and elected officials as if this is inappropriate. We don't look at it that way.
I know one of my best qualities is to read the game for my players, is to read the opponent, is to identify every detail about the opponent.
The more I like a book, the more slowly I read. this spontaneous talking back to a book is one of the things that makes reading so valuable.
I can't read a note of music. I just do it all from ear.
Playwrights are naturally wary and protective - God, who's more protective than a playwright? You read a play, the playwright wants to hear from you immediately.
But I like all the books. You've got to read them all to get the complete Harry Potter experience.
There's something called the 'Washington Read,' which is the habit of many locals to go into a bookstore, pull a book off the shelf, rifle through the index to see if they're in there.
Just be yourself and forget all of the stuff you read in 'GQ' magazine.
I feel lucky that I get to read and publish stories that are not necessarily overtly horror in 'Best Horror of the Year.'
I don't like to read reviews. Even the good ones you start to analyze: 'Oh, did I do that? I have to make sure I do that again.'
I used to drink. I didn't like reading, but I discovered the benefits of it. I read that Floyd Mayweather never drinks - and he is the blueprint for boxing.