where the writers are

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Sep.15.2011
I asked a writer-friend (okay, full disclosure, the writer friend with whom I’ve spent dozens of hours watching Buffy and Angel, though, unlike me, he never surrendered a precious, never-to-be-recovered week of life to all four of the Twilight books), “Why vampires? Why right now?” He said, “It’s...
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Apr.21.2010
 Summertime, by J.M. Coetzee   Before writing this post, I did something I rarely do: I read other reviews of the book. What seems faintly amusing is an apparent mindset by reviewers regarding the relationship of authors to their fictional works. England’s Guardian newspaper wonders if ...