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My Invisible Fall

Thirty years ago this fall I was unemployed and completely broke after having graduated from college into the worst job market since the Great Depression (until the last few years).  I was forced to take a break from pounding sending … Continue reading

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Thirty Years Ago

A typical scene.  College guys sitting in their dorm watching Monday Night Football.  Mohlson’s Golden Ale. Doritos.  Lots of cross-talk.  Somebody said, “Hold on, something’s happening.”  I hung on every word, and every word lasted an eternity,  hoping it would … Continue reading

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On Memory and Fiction

In part four of Ian McEwan’s Atonement, aging author Briony Tallis is revealed to be the author of the novel that comprises the previous three sections of the book.  She is dying of vascular dementia, and that this, her last … Continue reading

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