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David Gilbert: 'I wanted to be a writer before I was a reader. I liked the idea…

The books interview: In his latest novel, & Sons, David Gilbert delves into his New York upbringing to add colour and realism. He has a lot to be thankful for, he tells Emma Brockes
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    David Gilbert: 'I wanted to be a writer before I was a reader. I liked the idea of making things up'

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