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Kamel Daoud, Algerian novelist and journalist

Well just look at all the other Musas in this dive, one by one, and imagine—as I do—how they could have survived a shot fired in bright sunlight or how they managed never to cross paths with that writer of yours or, in a word, how they’ve managed to not be dead yet. — The […]

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Memory Stor(i)es By Stuart Johnson Stories of actual real-world controversies over the nature of memory, with actual real-world consequences, sometimes life and death. But by the end, memory remains remarkably elusive—as elusive as le temps perdu. A review of Alison Winter, Memory: Fragments of a Modern History (University of Chicago Press, 2012) Image is of “Cairn” […]

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Frank Kermode, August 2000, photo by Charlie MacDonald

Memory Stor(i)es By Stuart Johnson Stories of actual real-world controversies over the nature of memory, with actual real-world consequences, sometimes life and death. But by the end, memory remains remarkably elusive—as elusive as le temps perdu. A review of Alison Winter, Memory: Fragments of a Modern History (University of Chicago Press, 2012) Image is of “Cairn” […]

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May 11, 2018

Using personal essay, literary reference, and journalistic voice, the article plants itself on our existential doorstep while illuminating Barnes' novel one more time. Very strong. Thanks.

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Frank Kermode, August 2000, photo by Charlie MacDonald

Memory Stor(i)es By Stuart Johnson Stories of actual real-world controversies over the nature of memory, with actual real-world consequences, sometimes life and death. But by the end, memory remains remarkably elusive—as elusive as le temps perdu. A review of Alison Winter, Memory: Fragments of a Modern History (University of Chicago Press, 2012) Image is of “Cairn” […]

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May 10, 2018

"When these new memories suddenly came upon me … time had been placed in reverse. As if, for that moment, the river ran upstream." Stolen from Barnes's book for my poem "From the Vale for a Soul Making". Great book to write about.

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Memory Stor(i)es By Stuart Johnson Stories of actual real-world controversies over the nature of memory, with actual real-world consequences, sometimes life and death. But by the end, memory remains remarkably elusive—as elusive as le temps perdu. A review of Alison Winter, Memory: Fragments of a Modern History (University of Chicago Press, 2012) Image is of “Cairn” […]

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March 13, 2018

i am looking for spiritual rats that bring money into my room i am from zimbabwe

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