“Sometimes I write with a particular person in mind. I think it’s fair to say that I write for a perceptive reader. You have to get it. If you don’t get it the first time you may not understand. If you like repetition, analysis, explanation, you probably won’t like my books.”
A James Salter week: Guernica interviews the American writer on his new novel, and The Millions has a great essay by Sonya Chung on what makes Salter, well, Salter.

“Sometimes I write with a particular person in mind. I think it’s fair to say that I write for a perceptive reader. You have to get it. If you don’t get it the first time you may not understand. If you like repetition, analysis, explanation, you probably won’t like my books.”

A James Salter week: Guernica interviews the American writer on his new novel, and The Millions has a great essay by Sonya Chung on what makes Salter, well, Salter.

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