A Box Of Chocolates

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I think that every novelist of the kind of novels that I write has in them maybe one really good book… but the trouble with so many novelists is that they keep on writing novels even when they run out of ideas.

Winston Groom, author of the novel Forest Gump, wrote solely nonfiction for almost two decades. He spoke to NPR’s Tom Vitale about the long break and his return to fiction with this fall’s El Paso.


Adam Keller is a Wesleyan graduate currently based in Oakland, California. He's a founding editor of REELYDOPE and used to write for The Argus. More from this author →