To me, 'The End of the Jews' - both the title and the novel itself - is about the end of pat, uncritical ways of understanding oneself in the world.
Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels.
Willard Van Orman Quine
An unexamined faith is not worth having, for fundamentalism and uncritical certitude entail the rejection of one of the great human gifts: that of free will, of the liberty to make up our own minds based on evidence and tradition and reason.
I'm as happy doing 'Postman Pat' as I am doing 'Hamlet.'
I'd rather eat a cow-pat on a bun than a bloody McDonalds.
I do like Pat Conroy, and 'The Great Santini' is an iconic book.
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Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
A lot of Jews are great friends of mine.
Jews have a tendency to become comedians.
Sacha Baron Cohen
Anti-Semitism is the rumour about the Jews.
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
Sue Monk Kidd
I've always been fond of the glam-rocker title.
If my life was a song the title would be 'Naima'.
The title of the movie is open to interpretation.
Thomas Haden Church
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C. S. Forester
I've never abandoned the novel.
V. S. Naipaul
Novel writing is solitary work.
'Lagoon' is an ambitious novel.
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I sang the songs in 'The Doors'.
I'm sad I'm not in 'The Purge 2.'
I started directing on 'The Wire.'
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In my end is my beginning.
Mary Queen of Scots
In my beginning is my end.
T. S. Eliot
The end crowneth the work.
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Cats rule the world.
The world is a mess.
Girls run the world.
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