Adam Gopnik Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Adam Gopnik quotes and sayings (writer). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Adam Gopnik Quotes
“Going to a restaurant is one of my keenest pleasures. Meeting someplace with old and new friends, ordering wine, eating food, surrounded by strangers, I think is the core of what it means to live a civilised life.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“The World Series is played in my doubtless too-nostalgic imagination in some kind of autumn afternoon light, and seeing it exclusively in the bitter chill of midnight breaks the spell of even the best of games.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“All tastes have the quality of being in some way artificial and invented. The secret of life is to have enough detachment from your tastes and your values to see that they are a little bit absurd.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“In the New Yorker library, I have long been shelved between Nadine Gordimer and Brendan Gill; an eerie little space nestled between high seriousness of purpose and legendary lightness of touch.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“I think that we're always drawn - particularly sophisticated people - are always drawn to the idea of simplicity.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“Writing is the process of finding something to distract you from writing, and of all the helpful distractions - adultery, alcohol and acedia, all of which aided our writing fathers - none can equal the Internet.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“You can't have a decent food culture without a decent coffee culture: the two things grow up together.”
“There are as many attitudes to cooking as there are people cooking, of course, but I do think that cooking guys tend - I am a guilty party here - to take, or get, undue credit for domestic virtue, when in truth cooking is the most painless and, in its ways, ostentatious of the domestic chores.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“Cooking is the showy side of domesticity.”
Adam Gopnik Quotes
“In bookstores, my stuff is usually filed in the out-of-the-way, additional interest sections.”

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