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Quote from Joe Swanberg, as interviewed by Mark Olsen in the LA Times on October 30, 2011

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Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino


“A more intriguing question is why and how he writes about what hasn’t happened – how he feeds what’s hypothetical or imagined into what’s inspired and controlled by recollection, and how what’s recollected spawns the overall fantasy.”

Phillip Roth from Paris Review Interviews, IV

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“You exist if and only if you are free to do things without a visible objective, with no justification and, above all, outside the dictatorship of someone else’s narrative.”

Nassim Nicholas Taleb from The Bed of Procrustes

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screenshot from the Real Housewives of Atlanta