Writers Are Hidden Beings

Cynthia Ozick – drawing wisdom from Henry James, Vladimir Nabokov, and Rainer Maria Rilke – argues that “writers are hidden beings. You have never met one – or, if you should ever believe you are seeing a writer, or having an argument with a writer, or listening to a talk by a writer, then you can be sure it is all a mistake.”

(Via Arts & Letters Daily.)

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