Dystopian Author Quotes

June 4, 2020
Suicide is the role you write for yourself. You inhabit it and you enact it. All carefully staged -- where they will find you and how they will find you. But one performance only.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#72

Philip Roth Suicide is the role you write for yourself. You inhabit it and you enact it. All carefully staged — where they will find you […]
June 4, 2020
Literature got me into this mess and literature is going to have to get me out of it.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#71

Philip Roth Literature got me into this mess and literature is going to have to get me out of it.
June 4, 2020
A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#70

Philip Roth A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
June 4, 2020
Eventually the writing takes time. What I want to do is get the story down and I want to know what happens as I write my way into the knowledge of the story.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#69

Philip Roth Eventually the writing takes time. What I want to do is get the story down and I want to know what happens as I […]
June 4, 2020
How Far back must we go to discover the beginning of trouble?

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#68

Philip Roth How Far back must we go to discover the beginning of trouble?
June 4, 2020
We live in an age in which the imagination of the novelist is helpless against what he knows he is going to read in tomorrow's newspaper.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#67

Philip Roth We live in an age in which the imagination of the novelist is helpless against what he knows he is going to read in […]
June 4, 2020
It's human to have a secret, but it's just as human to reveal it sooner or later.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#66

Philip Roth It’s human to have a secret, but it’s just as human to reveal it sooner or later.
June 4, 2020
The terror of the unforeseen is what the science of history hides, turning a disaster into an epic.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#65

Philip Roth The terror of the unforeseen is what the science of history hides, turning a disaster into an epic.
June 4, 2020
Let's hope the first comes first.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#64

Philip Roth Let’s hope the first comes first.