… publications, including Modern Library, have voted it the best American novel of the 20th Century. I appreciate the book for looking at issues like class, the desire to rise above our circumstances and the belief that we can always start again in life.
There’s one more point I want to make. When you measure your perfect audience, you have to understand that you’re also measuring what success looks like to you. If your perfect audience is a limited audience, you’ll have a limited level of success. And there is nothing wrong with that.