"I am perhaps trying to write my Gone With the Wind. I am Margaret Mitchell. But I give a damn. And that is the problem with writers. They give a damn. They can't walk away from it."
David Kaiza, Ugandan literary critic and author
(I heard him say this in an interview on NPR. And I am so pleased to have heard his voice. One of our dearest friends from seminary days in California was a man from Uganda. There is something about the Ugandan accent that makes the tension go out of the work of listening to another human speak.)