Margot & the Nuclear So & So’s- Talking in Code
Let me keep my distance, always, from those
who think they have the answers.
Let me keep company always with those who say
“Look!” and laugh in astonishment,
and bow their heads.
I sensed her tremendous strength, creative and moral, and she impressed me as the rarest kind of young writer. She not only knew exactly what she wanted to write but was prepared to sacrifice everything to achieve it.
—Robert Giroux, The Paris Review (No. 155, Summer 2000)