Amanda Katz’s interview in the Boston Globe with personal favorite Neko Case produced this fabulous passage:
Annie Dillard is my favorite because she doesn’t write like a woman or a man. You know how hunters spray that stuff on them so deer can’t smell them? It’s almost like she can become invisible, as far as point of view. It doesn’t say woman or man; it just says human.
It’s so beautiful, but then it’s also, like, a rich bacon flavor. It’s like a bacon chandelier. It’s like a Swarovski crystal bacon chandelier, hanging in a log cabin.
Best description of Annie Dillard’s writing ever. And the image delights me.
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