“At a certain age, there is only one subject.”

The fuller quote is:

She [Sigrid Nunez] was already well into her next novel by the time “The Friend” climbed bestseller lists. “What Are You Going Through”, out now, is not exactly a sequel, she says, but “these books belong together.” Both are “preoccupied with death”. And with ageing: “At a certain age, there is only one subject.”

The night must be drawing in.

The sudden success of Sigrid Nunez. Economist.