"My wife said this funny thing: “Now I understand that in your family you have to write a book in order to be taken seriously as a human being.” And that is sad, and true. And we probably could do a better job as a family not having to write books in order to consider each other as human beings."

Sari Botton's excellent interview with The Scientists author Marco Roth, on writing about family and secrets, and being part of a family of writers who often write about each other. 

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