I’m fortunate that I’ve been in this business long enough that I’ve earned the right to be left alone by my record company.
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
It felt like the first thing, but when I first started out, I got a job adapting a book by Russell Banks called ‘Rule Of The Bone.’ I didn’t do a very good job. I didn’t really know what I was doing in general, let alone how to adapt a book.
As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone.