Do you ever feel that you have exploited relationships by writing about them?
That’s the very least way in which I have exploited relationships. If that was the only way I’d exploited a relationship then I’m going straight to heaven. Are you kidding me?
Leonard Cohen: Porridge? Lozenge? Syringe? Adrian Deevoy, Q, 1991.
An essay from the subject’s perspective can be accessed at Married To An Author In Search Of A Character