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  1. 20 Mar '16 08:35
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    "I did envy his talent - the way he could go off in the morning and come home at night with five smart pages, the way he could expertly tease out a metaphor, nail a character in a sentence, and tackle geopolitics or brain chemistry without breaking a sweat. I envied the fact that in airports and restaurants, strangers - readers! - would come up to him and rave about his book; I envied his easy acceptance at magazines that had been routinely rejecting my work for years. "
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