Dystopian Author Quotes

May 4, 2020
The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it's a kind of insane collage of fragments of memory.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#72

Jonathan Lethem The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it’s a kind of insane collage […]
May 4, 2020
I met someone who lives in an elevator.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#71

Jonathan Lethem I met someone who lives in an elevator.
May 4, 2020
When the civil rights battle was won, all the Jews and hippies and artists were middle class white people and all the blacks were still poor. Materially, not much changed.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#70

Jonathan Lethem When the civil rights battle was won, all the Jews and hippies and artists were middle class white people and all the blacks were […]
May 4, 2020
Apologies aren't something you want to get in the habit of practicing in the mirror

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#69

Jonathan Lethem Apologies aren’t something you want to get in the habit of practicing in the mirror
May 4, 2020
Anyone could see it all coming and no one could possibly stop it and that was the beautiful thing. Friday night was open wide and writ in stone

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#68

Jonathan Lethem Anyone could see it all coming and no one could possibly stop it and that was the beautiful thing. Friday night was open wide […]
May 4, 2020
I plan less and less. It's a great benefit of writing lots, that you get good at holding long narratives in your head like a virtual space.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#67

Jonathan Lethem I plan less and less. It’s a great benefit of writing lots, that you get good at holding long narratives in your head like […]
May 4, 2020
I hate feeling too complacent when I write. I like to be solving new problems.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#66

Jonathan Lethem I hate feeling too complacent when I write. I like to be solving new problems.
May 4, 2020
Nature, or at least birds and women, abhorred the invisible man.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#65

Jonathan Lethem Nature, or at least birds and women, abhorred the invisible man.
May 4, 2020
I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends were also mainly artists or writers, so he connects what I do with his example.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#64

Jonathan Lethem I grew up with an artist father, and my parents’ friends were also mainly artists or writers, so he connects what I do with […]