” Writing does change you, and of course it feels good to do things, so you could say writing is de facto therapeutic. But really, one writes to write. “


” I find it endlessly interesting, endlessly funny, the fact that we’re rather arbitrarily divided up into these discrete humans and that your physical self, your physical attributes, your moment of history and the place where you were born determine who you are as much as all that indefinable stuff that’s inside of you. “


” I’m a bit of an expert on anger, having suffered from it all through my youth, when I was both brunt and font. It’s certainly the most miserable state to be in but it’s also tremendously gratifying, really – rage feels justified. “


” I actually came to New York because it was very tolerant. You know, it seems preposterous, ludicrous thing to say in an interview, but I came for the anonymity particularly. “


” To be interested in short stories, you have to be interested in fiction as an art form. “


” One of the amazing things about writing fiction is that you do get to be other people. “



All 6 Deborah Eisenberg Quotes about You in picture


Writing does change you, and of course it feels good to do things, so you could say writing is de facto therapeutic. But really, one writes to write.
I find it endlessly interesting, endlessly funny, the fact that we
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I actually came to New York because it was very tolerant. You know, it seems preposterous, ludicrous thing to say in an interview, but I came for the anonymity particularly.
To be interested in short stories, you have to be interested in fiction as an art form.
One of the amazing things about writing fiction is that you do get to be other people.

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