Dear friends— A quick update on the virtual tour. Thanks to those of you who were able to make the events with Elissa Gabbert and Dorthe Nors! It was a…
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Dear friends— I’m pleased to report that Subdivision and Let Me Think are out today. Power up your tablet, walk to the bookstore, open the mailbox: you…
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Dear friends— This week, an exercise in contradicting myself. But first, the publication day (April 6) for Subdivision and Let Me Think is almost here!…
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A sentimental old saying has it that a stranger is just a friend you haven’t met yet. I think that, if I had to choose a single notion that best charac…
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Dear friends— Well, I’ve completed my digital transfer of the Noving Jumand recordings and returned the albums to the Friends of the Library. I’m told …
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Good morning, friends— I received a lot of emails about my digital transfer of Dr. Noving Jumand’s experimental psycholiterary recordings, which you mi…
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Good morning, friends— Since I dedicated last week’s newsletter to the new story collection, it seems appropriate that I should write a little bit abou…
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Good morning, friends— The title of this week’s newsletter is intended as a joke: as you all well know, it is impossible to write a short story collect…
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Good morning, friends— A few years ago I got into a debate on the internet about the ethics of street photography. The idea behind this subgenre is tha…
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Hello, friends—I hope you’re doing well in the wake of this strange week. For a short while when I was an adolescent, my favorite book was Secrets of t…
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Happy New Year, friends. The last live music I went to see before the pandemic struck was a concert at Cornell University by Suzanne Ciani. Ciani is a …
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Dear friends— Happy holidays! I hope you’re safe, healthy, and not too lonely this year. Better times are coming. One consequence of having a holiday b…
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