How much reading do you do daily for pleasure? How much is reading important to a writer?
I don’t do any reading for pleasure any more, other than comic books. I’m into the new Spider Man, Miles Morales. Every writer should read a lot. I read constantly. I’m reading Taylor Branch’s magnificent works on the civil rights movement, “Parting The Waters.” It’s in three volumes. It’s up there with “The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich,” Richard Kramer’s “What It Takes,” and all the Robert Caro books.