Tuesday, May 16, 2017

In defense of isolation …

… What Happens When Authors Are Afraid to Stand Alone — The Walrus. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Asked recently which three writers she would invite to a “literary dinner party,” the prose stylist Fran Lebowitz offered the definitive desert island list: “None. I would never do it. My idea of a great literary dinner party is Fran, eating alone, reading a book. That’s my idea of a literary dinner party.”

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