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What’s going to be hard for me is to try to divorce myself as much as possible from what I wrote. I’ll have to approach…
It’s good to have it over with. I worked on it a long time, and I didn’t know what people were going to think of…
It was an incredible resource. I’d sit with a big stack of bound New Yorkers in the library and read through, especially the ‘Talk of…
I wasn’t involved, except to the degree that they sent me drafts of the script as the writer turned them in. They asked me at…
I was surprised that my wife thought it was a good idea, then again with my agent, another woman, then my editor, another woman –…
I found one remaining box of comics which I had saved. When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out, that old paper…
He comes to this other world and he has to reinvent himself. Again, it felt natural, even though I’d been working really hard trying to…
As soon as I read that, it clicked: that’s my theater of war. It was exciting to think that I could write about World War…
The things I keep going back to, rereading, maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books. Love in the Time…
That was all very nice of them. They didn’t have to do anything because I wasn’t officially involved at all.
So it was scary, but that’s how it goes. To my great delight, I discovered that it did all belong.
People keep saying, ‘Oh, you’re getting all these great reviews, that must make you really happy.’ I guess it does, but mostly it’s just a…
It was fun. That was something I came to fairly late.
It is unusual for Joe to be that way, but that’s what interested me.
I wanted to give readers the feeling of knowing the characters, a mental image.
I love Richard Yates, his work, and the novel, Revolutionary Road. It’s a devastating novel.
I have a deadline. I’m glad. I think that will help me get it done.
Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story.
Every time another review comes out I let out a deep breath.
Moby Dick – that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that’s how my book begins,…
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