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The Great American Read: Q&A with Dean Koontz

August 31, 2018

Dean Koontz, author of The Watchers, answers a few questions from The Great American Read:

When you’re in a book store, what section do you gravitate to and why?

The fiction section. As a child growing up in poverty and violence, I read fiction not merely to escape that environment, but also to learn how other people lived——and how best to live my life. I have learned more that’s true about life from reading well-crafted fiction than I’ve found in most nonfiction. Besides, writing fiction has given my life meaning!

Read the full interview @ the Great American Read.