The newest literary Nobel Laureate, Mutter twitters!. I couldn't resist sending this:
Herta Muller: "I believe that literature always goes precisely where the damage to a person has been done." And I salute the ambiguity of this statement as I'm not sure if she means as a balm, or as a knife twisted in the wound. Haven't we all experienced it both ways?
The Art of the Interview - Seattle Review of Books
2 months ago