Chaos is the enemy of Order but the enemy of Chaos is also the enemy of Order
We shall give up the things of childhood -- gods and demons, planets and suns, guilts and regrets.
There are certain things that ordinary people have that celebrities don't have.
When you're in the States and you're a writer and you've got money and you walk into a bank, you're a bum with money.
As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very beginnings of my reading for pleasure, I read a lot of non-fictional history, particularly historical biography.
It's trite to say that the world has gotten smaller in the age of globalization, but my travels have told me that it's wrong to think this means there is some kind of uniform world culture.
I get work because I'm primarily a novelist but I've become script doctor. I can work back and forth between French and English.
I never learned to read music.
I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround, culture, the political matrix, technology, etc., and the internal human consciousness.
The world has become more complex as technology and easy travel mixes cultures without homogenizing them.
If it's not American, the French won't go see it.
English is taking over the world. I just wrote a piece about it. And it's not by design. The United States dominates because it's the biggest market.
I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal.