Dystopian Author Quotes

May 3, 2020
What age is a black boy when he learns he's scary?

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#18

Jonathan Lethem What age is a black boy when he learns he’s scary?
May 3, 2020
Someday I would change my name to Shut Up and save everybody a lot of time.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#17

Jonathan Lethem Someday I would change my name to Shut Up and save everybody a lot of time.
May 3, 2020
Discomfort is very much part of my master plan.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#16

Jonathan Lethem Discomfort is very much part of my master plan.
May 3, 2020
Art is about eliminating almost everything in order to focus on the thing that you need to talk about.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#15

Jonathan Lethem Art is about eliminating almost everything in order to focus on the thing that you need to talk about.
May 3, 2020
Music still sort of hangs up there in the sky for me as this thing that moves me so much, but I can't really make it. It's like a car I can't drive.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#14

Jonathan Lethem Music still sort of hangs up there in the sky for me as this thing that moves me so much, but I can’t really […]
May 3, 2020
I had always wanted to be a writer who confused genre boundaries and who was read in multiple contexts.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#13

Jonathan Lethem I had always wanted to be a writer who confused genre boundaries and who was read in multiple contexts.
May 3, 2020
I want what we all want, said Carl. "To move certain parts of the interior of myself into the exterior world to see if they can be embraced."

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#12

Jonathan Lethem I want what we all want, said Carl. “To move certain parts of the interior of myself into the exterior world to see if […]
May 3, 2020
I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction - by skipping the parts that bored me.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#11

Jonathan Lethem I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction – by skipping the parts that bored me.
May 3, 2020
There were days when no kid came out of his house without looking around. The week after Halloween had a quality both hungover and ominous, the light pitched, the sky smashed against the rooftops.

Jonathan Lethem Dystopian Author Quotes#10

Jonathan Lethem There were days when no kid came out of his house without looking around. The week after Halloween had a quality both hungover and […]