6 Denis Johnson You Quotes

” I really enjoy writing novels. It’s like the ocean. You can just build a boat and take off. “


” I think it’s silly for anyone to think you could write under the influence, but if they’d like to think that, I’d like to keep the legend alive. Maybe I was under the influence when I wrote Jesus’ Son and I just didn’t know it. “


” If you take a lie and allow your desire for the truth, you’ll end up with some truth – not fact, but something that gets you closer to the truth. That’s what we want. When we go to a play, we need to be assured that the experience we’re having. “


” If you write fiction, you’re by yourself. There are certain advantages to that in that you don’t have to explain anything to anybody. But when you get in with others who share the loneliness of the whole enterprise, you’re not lonely anymore. “


” What’s funny about Jesus’ Son is that I never even wrote that book, I just wrote it down. I would tell these stories and people would say, You should write these things down. “


” You’re under pressure when you produce facts. You’re working with facts in journalism, but you’re under all kinds of formal constraints, there are expectations. “



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