Readings — From the August 2014 issue

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From a letter by Samuel Beckett, dated February 14, 1957, responding with what he called “heart-felt sympathy” to queries from a German translator of his 1935 poetry collection Echo’s Bones and Other Precipitates. The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume 3, 1957–1965, edited by George Craig, Martha Dow Fehsenfeld, Dan Gunn, and Lois More Overbeck, will be published by Cambridge University Press in October.

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