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Jonathan Lethem Quotes: I guess they needed a maze in Japan, where everything's neat and tidy. In America everybody's already wandering around lost.
         

I guess they needed a maze in Japan, where everything's neat and tidy. In America everybody's already wandering around lost.


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I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction - by skipping the parts that bored me.



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Someday I would change my name to Shut Up and save everybody a lot of time.



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I work on a laptop specifically so I can work in cafes and pretend I'm part of the human world.



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What age is a black boy when he learns he's scary?



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It was only as I wrote about fear that I began to find paths of access to feelings that were intolerable to me then.



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I want what we all want," said Carl. "To move certain parts of the interior of myself into the exterior world, to see if they can be embraced.



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I can't bear the silent ringing in my skull.





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