” I’m interested in people who find themselves in places, either of their choosing or not, and who are forced to decide how best to live there. That feeling of both citizenship and exile, of always being an expatriate – with all the attendant problems and complications and delight. “


” I suppose people might consider me a ‘loose’ reader, as I seem willing to read anything of quality thinking and prose. “


” Like most people, I’m fascinated by characters who are completely flawed personalities, riven by anguish and doubt, and are psychologically suspect. “


” In my other books, things do happen, but they are kind of bookends to the real action, which for me was an exploration of consciousness. Not that I don’t get into the consciousness of the people in ‘The Surrendered,’ but you could say there’s not as much anxiety about it. “



All 4 Chang-Rae Lee Quotes about People in picture


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In my other books, things do happen, but they are kind of bookends to the real action, which for me was an exploration of consciousness. Not that I don
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