Jennifer Egan: ‘I was never a hot, young writer. But then I had a quantum leap’

Published: 24/09/2017
Jennifer Egan: ‘I was never a hot, young writer. But then I had a quantum leap’
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

Six years after winning a Pulitzer with the ‘postmodern’ A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan reveals why she has now embraced traditional storytelling In interviews, Jennifer Egan used to spend a fair amount of time explaining what she wasn’t interested in doing with her writing. Verisimilitude was boring. The linear was “the weird scourge of writing prose” . Conventional narratives were ab

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