Dystopian Author Quotes

May 3, 2020
You can't be deep without a surface

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#27

Jonathan Lethem You can’t be deep without a surface
May 3, 2020
The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#26

Jonathan Lethem The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren’t so good, and you have to learn to […]
May 3, 2020
Nerds are just deep, and neurotic, fans. Needy fans. We're all nerds, on one subject or another.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#25

Jonathan Lethem Nerds are just deep, and neurotic, fans. Needy fans. We’re all nerds, on one subject or another.
May 3, 2020
The past is still visible. The buildings haven't changed, the layout of the streets hasn't changed. So memory is very available to me as I walk around.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#24

Jonathan Lethem The past is still visible. The buildings haven’t changed, the layout of the streets hasn’t changed. So memory is very available to me as […]
May 3, 2020
I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it idiotically simply, is allowed to talk crazy.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#23

Jonathan Lethem I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it […]
May 3, 2020
Good films demand to be looked at several times in order to be observed completely.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#22

Jonathan Lethem Good films demand to be looked at several times in order to be observed completely.
May 3, 2020
Fantastic writing in English is kind of disreputable, but fantastic writing in translation is the summit.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#21

Jonathan Lethem Fantastic writing in English is kind of disreputable, but fantastic writing in translation is the summit.
May 3, 2020
When people call something original 9 out of 10 times they just don't know the references or original sources involved.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#20

Jonathan Lethem When people call something original 9 out of 10 times they just don’t know the references or original sources involved.
May 3, 2020
With a book you can read the same paragraph four times. You can go back to page 21 when you're on page 300. You can't do that with film. It just charges ahead.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#19

Jonathan Lethem With a book you can read the same paragraph four times. You can go back to page 21 when you’re on page 300. You […]