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Author Q&A: Ross Simonini (The Book of Formation)

Podiatric Calendar II by Ross Simonini

“I think the process should be an expression of the product, and vice versa.”

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“Is The Believer worth your $8?” –April 22, 2003

I was reading one of those snarky (here’s a word that has been riding a linguistic wave) on the new literary magazine The Believer: So is The Believer worth your $8? I can’t see it, really. The New Yorker, the NYRB, The Atlantic, even, I daresay, Salon – all these places have more interesting stuff. […]

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“Two things I don’t have are a critical theory and a theory about critical theories…” –April 6, 2003

Two things I don’t have are a critical theory and a theory about critical theories (known in some English lit. circles as a meta-theory). Perhaps because I am at heart a naïve enthusiast or because I have great reverence for the efforts involved in writing books or making movies or creating a great piano or […]

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