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Paper Towns

There are some writers who have such a distinctive style that, no matter what the topic of the book is, you have no doubt who wrote it.  In some ways that’s a great credit to the author, a sign of … Continue reading

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“Life of Pi”: Duality and Harmony

I’ve been hearing for almost a decade about the novel The Life of Pi. The book has been recommended to me by everybody from a professor, to a roommate, to a college boyfriend. I put off reading it for years — … Continue reading

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After the Workshop: A Mediation on Writing

Young, inexperienced writers are often faced with a difficult dichotomy: they are told to write about “what they know” while at the same time, nothing makes for a more dull topic than a writer’s life. The art of writing is, … Continue reading

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