Dressing gowns and headphones

A New York Times matching quiz includes two quotes from writers on writing, one from Jonathan Franzen, and one from Salman Rushdie. Can you tell who said which?

“Quite often I will just be in my, you know, dressing gown or bathrobe or whatever and I will just go straight there and sit at the desk for several hours. I think it’s important, pajamas. I think you should do a little survey of how many writers write in their pajamas.”

“I write with earplugs and Bose noise suppression headphones on all day. I’m failing to give you anything possibly quote worthy. I’m really sorry. I’ve cut down my writing day from 8 hours to 5 hours, but I don’t know how that could possibly interest you. I don’t take drugs to do it.”


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