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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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eBook Week, Meta-Memoir

As I wrote yesterday, this week is “Read an eBook Week.” While the printed book is in danger of extinction, technological innovations, as well as business model innovations, make it clear that the way books are produced, distributed and bought … Continue reading

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Lessons from John Gardner

Last week when I was at the Baltimore Book Festival browsing through the titles at Daedelus Books’ tent, I came across new copy of an old favorite book about writing, John Gardner’s The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for … Continue reading

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