“I still seek for eternity, which maybe is like a rainbow-colored butterfly flying away, suddenly in front of your face.”
“We wanted to do something that was the opposite of what people would expect.”
“You can renovate your soul and change your behavior and lie to yourself, but maybe the face is the last frontier of truth. There’s only so much that plastic surgery can do for you.”
College pals Donna Tartt and Jill Eisenstadt exchange campus lore and anecdotes about the novel-writing process while discussing Tartt’s The Secret History. A refreshing glance at two young writers who found early success.