Everybody gets told to write about what they know. The trouble with many of us is that at the earlier stages of life we think we know everything- or to put it more usefully, we are often unaware of the scope and structure of our ignorance.Goodreads.com. 2020. Thomas Pynchon Quotes (Author Of The Crying Of Lot 49). [online] Available at: <https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/235.Thomas_Pynchon> [Accessed 9 May 2020].