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My first job is to write a book that I believe is compelling and deserves the long sustained attention that any novel requires, and to…
I don’t write directly on to the computer because I don’t think well facing forward with fingers on a keyboard. I think better looking down…
I believe people think as a group more often than we might realize or care to admit. We like to believe that we act as…
After I left college I thought, very naively, that either you became someone interesting – an artist – or you went into academia. If you…
The main questions of everyday life are too enormous to answer in any definitive sense.
I’ve always thought things were absurd. It would take a lot more effort for me to see things as reasonable.
I think it’s a very bad idea for someone to start writing for a readership.
I have never stopped considering not becoming a writer.
The office is a romantic enabler because you’re always around the person you have a crush on. There’s no escape from, and maybe no desire…
One thing that I discovered about myself is I really don’t like traveling. I feel like it’s a terrible personal failing, but I was so…
Without work, so much of one’s identity just evaporates.
I come from a very illustrious line of divorces. We love to get divorced in my family. My mother and father have been married four…
Every time you hear someone read your book and liked your book, you’re never sure whether that’s going to follow with a similar remark from…
Everyone desires relationships and community. Most people want to belong to a cohesive, like-minded group. It staves off loneliness. It promotes identity. These are natural…
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