American novelist Richard Powers is famous for his works that revolve around modern science and technology. Modern science and technology have endless opportunities for fiction writers and draws a number of literary enthusiasts. Richard Powers has been able to maintain a sense of eagerness and excitement among his readers. ‘The Echo Maker’, was one such novel that won him the National Book Award for fiction in 2006. He has received numerous felicitations and awards for his work. His writings and books contain his thoughts on several issues. Some of his recent works like ‘Waltzing: A Manual for Dancing and Living’, ‘Florida Pineywoods Pioneers’, and ‘Orfeo’ have gained appreciation from readers. From an era that believed the earth was flat, until today where people plan to migrate to another planet, science and fiction have been omnipresent among us. Richard Powers is among the many intellectual minds who keep our fascination for both science and fiction alive through their work, books, writings, thoughts, sayings and quotations. We bring to you a collection of his sayings, quotes and thoughts on science, creativity, world, time and information.
It had to be U. U. was the only town I could still bear, the one spot in the atlas I'd already absorbed head-on. When you take too many of your critical hits in one place, that place can no longer hurt you.