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Adriana Trigiani

American,  Novelist
Total Quotes : 58
Small Objects Going

Everything has to be clean and orderly when I sit down to write. I have candles going, and small objects that remind me of what I am working on, or bring me into the world of the character.

- Adriana Trigiani

Book World Clubs

Book clubs are the best thing that has happened to the world of publishing.

- Adriana Trigiani

Going Like I Write

I am in total silence when I write - I don't even like the sound of the dryer going - I like the quiet.

- Adriana Trigiani

Young Senses Taste

And so, when I was a young writer I always worked hard on imagery, and I knew that the roots of imagery were the senses - and that if my readers could feel, taste and see what I was talking about, I would be able to tell them a story.

- Adriana Trigiani

Grandparents Paperwork

But the most precious research to me came from the paperwork filed on behalf of my grandparents and great-grandfather. The ship's manifest showed that they could read and write. I am still emotional when I look at those boxes checked yes.

- Adriana Trigiani

Book New Movie

I have a new book coming out, so I do movie, book, movie, book, movie, book, every place we go.

- Adriana Trigiani

Love Reading Allowed

I fell in love with reading when I was allowed to choose whatever books I wanted to check out of the library.

- Adriana Trigiani

Love Social Closely

Food is so important - it sustains us, it provides a social focal point, and it is fun. I cannot unravel the difference between love in my family and the preparation of food because they are so closely woven.

- Adriana Trigiani

Why Your Had

There is no one on earth who knew you from the day you were born; who knew why you cried, or when you'd had enough food; who knew exactly what to say when you were hurting; and who encouraged you to grow a good heart. When that layer goes, whatever is left of your childhood goes with her.

- Adriana Trigiani

Love Mind Very

I'm very organized - and the best thing - when you love your work, you don't mind putting in 15 hour days. It's joyful.

- Adriana Trigiani

Love Nine Began

I fell in love with reading when I was allowed to choose whatever books I wanted to check out of the library. I was around nine years old when I began choosing my own books in earnest.

- Adriana Trigiani

Soul Fancy Reader

I care what my reader thinks. There is no fancy recommendation you can give me that would matter to me as much as Mary Jane from Youngstown writing me a letter. There is not one. Don't need it, don't want it, don't require it, does not fill up my soul. It's about her, not about the rest of it.

- Adriana Trigiani

Away Took Applied

And when you clear away the cobwebs of the description of every job in the world, at the bottom of that job is service. It's service. And I took that ethic and applied it to my writing craft.

- Adriana Trigiani

My Life Bed Been

Everything I've done in my life has been dictated by the fact that I like to be home at night and in bed.

- Adriana Trigiani

Understand Own Quick

I understand how a first impression is often just that: a quick snapshot that, on its own merit, is meaningless.

- Adriana Trigiani

Strength Both Sides Which

I come from hardworking, determined people on both sides of my family... the kind who live with a hard reality from which much strength comes.

- Adriana Trigiani

Lunch Still Which

I used to walk to Altman's on Saturdays for lunch at the Charleston Garden, which had a coconut cake that is still my favorite food in the world.

- Adriana Trigiani

New Ticket Seller

I have held the following jobs: office temp, ticket seller in movie theatre, cook in restaurant, nanny, and phone installer at the Super Bowl in New Orleans.

- Adriana Trigiani

Just One Take One Book

I can't take just one book with me anywhere.

- Adriana Trigiani

Love Jewelry Faux

I love rhinestones, faux jewelry.

- Adriana Trigiani