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art imitates my life

I don’t know what haruspicy* means, but this is the story of my life at the moment: Lerner, Ben (2014) 10:02, London, Granta, p. 206 A doctor discovers accidentally that the main character in poet Ben Lerner’s novel 10:02 has an unusual … Continue reading

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His Whole Life

“…the question that interests me is how do we live with ourselves, given our failings and mistakes.“ Elizabeth Hay, author of His Whole Life

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nothing lasts

Nothing good lasts forever. The uplifted feelings I had yesterday morning went downhill fast. ABC Classic FM had lousy music scheduled for my run, so I listened to a podcast of Radio National’s Books+ . . . which turned out … Continue reading

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