“The novel is the instrument to examine the insides of people’s minds. … In a way, that’s what fiction is about, watching people change. … Fiction is where I go to ask questions [as a writer and a reader].”
– novelist Jennifer Egan, on PBS Newshour, 4/29/22
Ah, fiction is where I go to escape the rigors of the world only to find delight in the subtleties of life- and a renewed optimism that things will work as they should.