Annie Proulx: I've had a life. I see how slippery things can be.
“The deforestation is what Barkskins is all about,” she says. “There are two epigraphs in the book. One of them is the key to the book, but nobody reads epigraphs, which is fine by me.”
I can’t remember them either. “Er, can you expand on that?” I ask.
“No.” Silence. I swallow.