There are very few good artists in a generation. Period. You have to be born with talent. Writing school to me is as if there were a tall school. You can’t learn to be a good writer; you can’t learn to be tall.
-- Fran Leibowitz

Fran Lebowitz, 61, the satirist, will appear in conversation on Oct. 2 at the Harris. Read our extended Q&A here.


Illustration: John Kenzie