“Fran Lebowitz, A Humorist at Work”

by eatonhamilton

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From the Paris Review, Fran’s thoughts about the writing life.

“So I went to his studio several times while he was making the ballet. I saw the only job that was worse than writing. My idea of pure hell. The dancers sit there waiting for him to come up with something. It would be as if the letters were sitting there, or the words, smoking cigarettes, staring at you, as if to say, Well? OK, come on.”