found drama

get oblique

“People don’t really eat pizza in Montana.”

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Thomas McGuane with bits like:

People don’t really eat pizza in Montana. There are no secretaries here.

And:

I like writing that’s a bit more direct because I hope the subjects are difficult enough that they can supply all the indirection that I could possibly manage.

And also:

There comes a point where I have to declare a truce with the text or I’ll keep fooling with it forever.

Fascinating interview on NPR’s All Things Considered re: his new collection, Crow Fair. More than worth the 7 or so minutes. Go check it out.

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