Arnon Grunberg



More on my stint as an actor: the first try-out passed without giggling. After the second try-out a man approached me: “You are a writer and in this play you are playing a writer aren’t you?” “Yes,” I said, “exactly.” “You were marvelous,” he said. “Because when I look at you now I see a writer. But when I was looking at you on stage I didn’t see a writer. I’m not sure what I saw.”