" Once I knew that the completed book would make its journey without being accompanied by my physical person, once I knew that nothing of the concrete, definite individual that is me would ever appear beside the volume—as if the book were a little dog and I were its master—it illuminated for me an aspect of writing that was obvious, but which I had never thought of. I felt as though I had released the words from myself."
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
My Blog List
"2666" Bengali literature 1Q84 'A' literature Alice Munro Arundhati Roy interview $665000 advance 10 forbidden classics 2010 Nobel Prize winner in literature A Suitable Boy A.S.Byatt Aagunpakhi Aamer Hussein Adam Bodor interview Alasdair Gray interview Ali Sethi Amitav Ghosh interview Anne Enright on Failure Arundhati Roy on fiction Bolano's last interview Carlos Fuentes dies Chinua Achebe interview Cormac McCarthy Dave Eggers on publishing Deborah Levy on writing and reading Dumitru Tsepeneag Eleanor Catton wins the Man Booker Prize 2013 Franz Kafka's dog story George Saunders and his editor Gunter Grass's 1990 diary an unremarkable man