You start out as a young person bewildered by things, and then suddenly you’re the one bewildering the young people.

In west on 04/21/2011 at 6:17 pm

Elif Batuman’s life changed when she published a hit book. She writes about how it feels no longer to be the outsider – and about asking Jonathan Franzen for some weed.

“Because of the time difference, I received these communications – mostly invitations to suck different kinds and numbers of cocks – first thing in the morning. “

Do yourself a favor and read the full article in the Guardian here.  Candid, thoughtful, and terrifically engaging about the life of a writer.


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