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It's becoming clearer and clearer to me that the world is there to be celebrated by writers, and in fact this is what all the good ones do, and that the great fashion for gloom and grimness was in fact a false path that certain writers took, I think in response to the horrors of the first half of the twentieth century. Theodor Adorno's line, 'No poetry after Auschwitz' is in fact contradicted by ...
(Paris - 1979) First writer to interview Roman Polanski
when he fled the US (1978) after being charged with the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl. The entire interview was reprinted in the Observer Film Magazine, a supplement of the UK's daily newspaper The Observer (6 Dec. 2009).