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Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: [On her writing agenda:] Make the familiar exotic; [On her writing agenda:] Make the familiar exotic; the exotic familiar. Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: The traveler feels at home everywhere, because she The traveler feels at home everywhere, because she is never at home anywhere. Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: I truly appreciate the special qualities that America I truly appreciate the special qualities that America and American national myths offer me. Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: Humor's the hardest thing to translate. Humor's the hardest thing to translate. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: Dullness is a kind of luxury. Dullness is a kind of luxury. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: Rebellion sounded like a lot of fun, but Rebellion sounded like a lot of fun, but in Calcutta there was nothing to rebel against. Where would it get you? — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: I thought of America as Natalie Wood and I thought of America as Natalie Wood and Bob Wagner sprawled on the edge of a Hollywood swimming pool biting into the same red apple. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: I feel empowered to be a different kind I feel empowered to be a different kind of writer. The longer I stay here, the more light filters into my work. I feel very American. I belong. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: I am a naturalized U.S. citizen, which means I am a naturalized U.S. citizen, which means that, unlike native-born citizens, I had to prove to the U.S. government that I merited citizenship. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: I have tried very hard as a novelist I have tried very hard as a novelist to say, 'Novels are about individuals and especially larger than life individuals.' — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: What was the function of poetry if not What was the function of poetry if not to improve the petty, cautious minds of evasive children? — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: The world is divided between those who stay The world is divided between those who stay and those who leave. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: It's making life important, making a single life It's making life important, making a single life important, rather than having a prescription for the global ills which afflict us. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: Love on the decline is hard to tell Love on the decline is hard to tell from love on the rise." [From 'The Lady from Lucknow'] — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: Through my fiction, I make mainstream readers see Through my fiction, I make mainstream readers see the new Americans as complex human beings, not as just 'The Other.' — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: The divorced Indian lady combines every fantasy about The divorced Indian lady combines every fantasy about the liberated, wicked Western woman with the safety net of basic submissive familiarity. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: In India, there are real consequences to inattention; In India, there are real consequences to inattention; drivers who jeopardize pedestrians can be lynched on the spot. — Bharati Mukherjee
Bharati Mukherjee Quotes By Bharati Mukherjee: Ancestral habits of mind can be constricting; they Ancestral habits of mind can be constricting; they also confer one's individuality. — Bharati Mukherjee