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March 4th, 2012

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November 16th, 2009

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October 4th, 2009

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March 19th, 2009

This is how David Foster Wallace’s editor described his early writing. Wallace, it seems, was good at everything, but depressed.

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December 9th, 2008

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October 21st, 2008

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October 13th, 2008

This inscription appears at the beginning of Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire, which I was reading on a cross-country drive over the summer. It’s attributed to Neruda, a Chilean poet and politician. In 1966 Neruda was invited to participate in the International PEN conference in New York City but denied entrance to the US because he was a communist. Arthur Miller intervened on his behalf.

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October 13th, 2008

This post marks the beginning of an experiment. I’m not much of a blogger, but a picture, as they say, is worth a lot, sometimes.