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Nicole Krauss Great House

Nicole Krauss On Writing 'Great House'

Nicole Krauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nicole Krauss

The novel begins to close itself to the writer who built it out of her private concerns and instincts. She who knows its measurements exactly, who invented its inner workings, begins little by little to forget how it was made.

Nicole Krauss's 'Great House'

Janet Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janet Byrne

Krauss does not share, for instance, Jonathan Franzen's preoccupation with an accretion of detail in the service of social commentary; if anything, she is the antithesis of Franzen.