Ally Condie, American Novelist ( - )

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One of the things I've always liked about my husband is he's very good at lots of stuff. He was an English teacher when I met him. He wrote poetry and played the guitar. As time went on, he decided to go into economics, so he's very analytical and mathematical in addition to his artsy side.~Ally Condie

Time Teacher Good

There's nothing like reading about a world that feels dead to throw your own beautiful, colorful life into sharp relief.~Ally Condie

Life Beautiful World

The beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds - but we still have the power to change our own.~Ally Condie

Change Beauty Future

When we read dystopia, we root for these people to break free because we are these people; hoping and fighting against things that are bigger than ourselves.~Ally Condie

People Free Fighting

In my own life, I'm pretty good at choosing between good and bad. It's the choices between good and good I find the most difficult to make.~Ally Condie

Life Good Choices

I was born and raised in southern Utah.~Ally Condie

Born Southern Utah

Teens find out a lot from other teens.~Ally Condie

Find Other Lot

I had really great parents who always gave me lots of opportunity for choice, but I didn't always realize how rare that was for a girl for them to say, 'You can be a mom or have a career or do both or do something we haven't thought of yet.'~Ally Condie

Mom Parents Great

Being a teen is past for me. Worrying about the world and my place in it is not.~Ally Condie

Past Teen World