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My criticisms are always simple; they are limited to one word:MOmit! Every syllable that can be struck out is pure profit, and eve ...
Paper is soft and ink is fluid; it might be better if some pages of this chronicle could be written on chips of granite at the poi ...
These pages reproduce me very imperfectly, and there are many things in me of which I find no trace in them. I suppose it is becau ...
The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation ...
... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
Painting throughout its history has served many purposes, has been flat and has used perspective, has been framed and has been lef ...
Open the book. (The gilt rubs off the edges
of the pages and pollinates the fingertips.)
The most important domestic challenge facing the U.S. at the close of the twentieth century is the re-creation of fatherhood as a ...
[I]t is worth remembering that every writer begins with a naively physical notion of what art is. A book for him or her is not an ...
Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness: expanding in five hundred pages an idea that could be perf ...
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