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"I read every day. I have to read something every day." --- Ernest J. Gaines, from The Big Read: A Conversation with Ernest J. Gaines (Caricature byJohn Sherffius)

Take a look at The Big Read film on Ernest J. Gaines and A Lesson Before Dying to learn how getting beat up in a California boxing ring led the author to his first encounter with a library and to hear his six words of advice for writers.

And don't forget you can apply to be part of The Big Read for 2010-2011 through February 2, 2010!

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