Is this what happens when novelists write on deadline?

Jane Smiley in Sunday’s Times:

As a longtime very ambivalent fan of horse racing and a lover of thoroughbreds, I can’t help seeing what happened as a kind of paradigm of Thoroughbredness, if you want to call it that.

No, I don’t want to call it “a kind of paradigm of Thoroughbredness.”

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2 responses to “Is this what happens when novelists write on deadline?

  1. coastalshelf

    Jane Smiley is to horses what Joyce Carol Oates is to boxing.

  2. You made me laugh.

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