“What they really want is to have some kind of firsthand, visceral relationship with a book — to see what it’s like to take a work apart and put it back together — using great stories as structural models, just the way the kids I grew up with in Detroit fell in love with cars by spending weekends trying to make derelict Ford Mustangs run again.”

Dean Pakopoulos: Straight Through the Heart.- In: The New York Times van 22 maart 2013, zie ook hier.