Quotes from the World for May 4th

Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.

Dorothy Allison
Dorothy Allison (b. 1949), U.S. author and lesbian feminist. Skin, ch. 18 (1994).

Allison—a lesbian feminist essayist, fiction writer, and poet—described her poor, violence-ridden Southern childhood in her well-received autobiographical novel, Bastard Out of Carolina (1992).