A collection of Writing Quotes by Jonathan Lethem
Fantastic writing in English is kind of disreputable, but fantastic writing in translation is the summit.
excluded New York from my writing, and then I came back and I fell in love with it all over again. The energy comes from an absence, that yearning for New York when you are not there.
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.
I don't paint anymore. I haven't since I abandoned it at 19, in order to begin writing seriously.