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What are words worth?

The novelist Jonathan Lethem has written produced a long essay for Harper’s entitled ‘The Ecstasy of Influence. Where he passionately celebrates the debt artists pay to their predecessors and decries the corporate over-enclosure of what should by now be the … Continue reading

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tom holt = york city

comic novelist tom holt tries hard but will never amount to anything.. i read one of his books.. i forget which (they do seem to have a certain sameness about them) it was mildly diverting with quite a steady rate … Continue reading

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