So what makes you write?
The desire to experiment, to ask what if. What if… such and such occurred, what would happen then? I begin all of my books with a what if. For example, “What if a polio epidemic had struck my neighborhood in Newark in 1944?”

Last month our friends at French cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles reported that Philip Roth has called it a day, and the world took notice.
Here is the full interview with Nelly Kaprielian, in English for the first time.

So what makes you write?

The desire to experiment, to ask what if. What if… such and such occurred, what would happen then? I begin all of my books with a what if. For example, “What if a polio epidemic had struck my neighborhood in Newark in 1944?”

Last month our friends at French cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles reported that Philip Roth has called it a day, and the world took notice.

Here is the full interview with Nelly Kaprielian, in English for the first time.

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