Mick Carman reckons that orangs are closer to humans than gorillas or chimps; he doesn’t care what anyone says. I’m delighted to hear this, more grist for my fiction mill. But why? Because they’re lazy, sullen and devious, if I see what he means. Oh, yes, I do see.
~ Jenny Diski
LRB – https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v14/n10/jenny-diski/diary