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Copyright (c) 2012 by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal. Reprinted with permission of the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company. From The Lifespan of a Fact, by writer John D’Agata and…
Mark Twain's farewell address
From a February 2, 1985, interview with Jorge Luis Borges, by Argentine poet and essayist Héctor Alvarez Castillo, included in Camino a Babel, self-published by Alvarez Castillo last year. Translated…