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The end of the small print journal. Please.

These technologically stingy websites made me wonder: what exactly is the mission and use of literary journals in the digital era?

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IDT Staff Reading Lists: February ’08

Matt Borondy: Felicia Sullivan’s The Sky isn’t Visible from Here; The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel; and three random picks from the Burlington library (I just got a library card for the first time in five years): How to be Alone by Jonathan Franzen, Back on the Fire by Gary Snyder, and The Best American […]

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Staff Reading for the Tiny Month of February

Robert Birnbaum has been reading Naked Sleeper by Sigrid Nunez, House of Meetings by Martin Amis, Zoli by Colum McCann, Joseph Epstein’s essay on turning 70, Chris Hedges’ Nov 2004 aricle on the Christian Right and the Rise of American Fascism (that no major US periodical would publish), Jon Lee Anderson on Hugo Chavez and […]

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trying to read proust

most years there is one book that slows down my reading progress. usually because it is a great book, and i read it too carefully with a pen in my hand for writing in the spines.

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