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On Not Being Well Read

I loved reading before I could read. I have a distinct memory — yes, our memories are subject to lapses and improvisations, but this one has been around so long I…

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The Philosopher and the Thief

Trespassing in the library of a dead genius

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In the Writers’ Room

Spiraling downward at the Central Library

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February 1989

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