Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.
I had an interview once with some German journalist—some horrible, ugly woman. It was in the early days after the communists—maybe a week after—and she wore a yellow sweater that was kind of see-through. She had huge tits and a huge black bra, and she said to me, ‘It’s impolite; remove your glasses.’ I said, ‘Do I ask you to remove your bra?
I stopped being an engaged journalist and became a disengaged novelist.
I'm not an investigative journalist; I don't track crime or police blotters.
Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.
A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
I'm a journalist - I'm not Robert Caro. I have a day job, and a pretty consuming one - a joyfully consuming one.
I began as a journalist for my pocketbook and a poet for my soul.
Scepticism is as important for a good journalist as it is for a good scientist.
My mother was a journalist, so writing is not unnatural to me.