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There’s less to believe in now. Fewer films that make you float out of the cinema. They’re brutal films, ‘Star Wars’ films. Sometimes I want…
Playing with different genres and perspectives and ways of telling stories is one of the perks of being a novelist, but at the same time,…
My grandmother’s neck smelled of safety. She was my best friend, and I used to sit on her lap when I was a little girl,…
I’ve worked with more bad directors than good directors, and you learn by the bad ones because you find out how they destroy other peoples’…
I began writing ‘The Cold Song’ in the months following my father’s death, when I felt this sense of loss, disappearance, of being right in…
Confessionals are boring. Sometimes miserable people feel better reading that someone else is miserable, but it’s an empty way to spend your day. It makes…
Sometimes it is less hard to wake up feeling lonely when you are alone than wake up feeling lonely when you are with someone.
There is no one I can hate forever.
There’s so much shame about age these days, and I don’t know why.
Most people feel they are looked at and not seen.
In most partnerships, you never get to have a complete understanding of the other person and use it creatively.
I have the experience of age and suffering.
I sometimes try to avoid conflict, so I agree instead of saying no.
I felt so vulnerable when my father died, and I wanted to write about that kind of vulnerability that comes from love.
Fairy tales and folk tales have always played a role in my writing in one way or another.
God will punish me if I don’t work.
At times, I can be sad, but I love to play; I love to laugh.
If you are not recognized, you sometimes do strange things to be seen.
I am me, not by finding myself, but by being close to other people.
What I have always loved most in men is imperfection.
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