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    Today, 05:00
    Liam replied to a thread Marcel Proust in Writers
    A "new" (yet not-so-new) book: Lost Time: Lectures on Proust in a Soviet Prison Camp. Not sure if it's translated from the Polish or the French.
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    Today, 03:38
    Liam replied to a thread António Lobo Antunes in Writers
    Why, what did he do? :)
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    Yesterday, 07:43
    Liam replied to a thread Dubravka Ugrešić in Writers
    It seems like Fox is finally coming to us in English translation. I just read the Amazon blurb, it promises to be quite a sprawling narrative!
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    Yesterday, 07:37
    Liam replied to a thread Sjón in Writers
    Sjón's trilogy of novels, united under the title CoDex 1962, is finally getting released in English.
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    Yesterday, 07:24
    Liam replied to a thread Man Booker Prize in Other Prizes
    A. S. Byatt's Possession for sure! Probably my favorite Booker winner ever, but it also hit all the right buttons with me (I have friends who've read...
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    19-Feb-2018, 11:29
    ^You're probably still reeling from the experience, Peter, but do read World Light at some point also, if you haven't already. It's a bit longer than...
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    13-Feb-2018, 02:52
    ^Tell me how you really feel, :) Seriously though, thanks for all the details.
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    10-Feb-2018, 03:31
    I think the "litera" in literature would presuppose something that has been written down.
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    09-Feb-2018, 05:19
    Liam replied to a thread Gerald Murnane in Writers
    ^Apparently, if the author himself is to be believed, we might be getting a volume of his poetry at some point next year as well.
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    09-Feb-2018, 05:10
    Liam replied to a thread Gerald Murnane in Writers
    Gerald Murnane reflects on a life of writing: The Still-Breathing Author.
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    07-Feb-2018, 23:55
    The Void (2017): ***00 Very Lovecraftian but not incredibly scary; leaves too many loose ends and unanswered questions. I loved it for the...
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    02-Feb-2018, 04:23
    Liam replied to a thread Nicanor Parra (1914-2018) in Obituaries
    ^Thank you for the link, Isa. A great portrait, I must say, of a very difficult man. I say this without judging, as most great artists happen to be...
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    01-Feb-2018, 22:07
    Liam replied to a thread National Book Award in Other Prizes
    Love it! :p
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    01-Feb-2018, 08:26
    Liam replied to a thread National Book Award in Other Prizes
    You're confusing language issues with nationality issues. Isa is not claiming that anyone who doesn't speak English can't be American. He's saying...
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    31-Jan-2018, 22:51
    Liam replied to a thread National Book Award in Other Prizes
    ^Also, perhaps there's a stipulation that the translator must also be American? I'm just randomly guessing though--
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    30-Jan-2018, 00:18
    Doesn't mean she's not being considered. In order to decide for or against a candidate, they still must read all or most of their output, correct?
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    25-Jan-2018, 22:18
    Liam replied to a thread Virginia Woolf in Writers
    Today, on VW's 136th birthday, Google honors her with her very own doodle, :)
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    25-Jan-2018, 22:12
    An obituary and some write-ups in The Guardian: Ursula Le Guin (1929-2018), a piece by David Mitchell, a piece by Margaret Atwood, and a list of her...
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    25-Jan-2018, 21:52
    I agree, but in what way would you say she broke away from Tolkien's paradigm?
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