” Writing a novel is not at all like riding a bike. Writing a novel is like having to redesign a bike, based on laws of physics that you don’t understand, in a new universe. So having written one novel does nothing for you when you have to write the second one. “


” For fiction, I’m not particularly nationalistic. I’m not like the Hugo Chavez of Latin American letters, you know? I want people to read good work. “


” I love the novel because it’s like a love affair. You can just fall into it and keep going, and you never know where it’s going to take you. “


” I like radio because you can do an hour-long interview and then three days later have a finished piece. “


” The impact of any particular writer on your own work is hard to discern. “



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Writing a novel is not at all like riding a bike. Writing a novel is like having to redesign a bike, based on laws of physics that you don
For fiction, I


I love the novel because it
I like radio because you can do an hour-long interview and then three days later have a finished piece.
The impact of any particular writer on your own work is hard to discern.
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