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Julian Barnes’s “Flaubert’s Parrot”

Perhaps some of you who frequent our previews section will recall a rather disparaging post I wrote a few months ago on Barnes’s “The Sense Of An Ending,” which, though I do not claim was by any means a poor … Continue reading

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How “The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards” Changed Me

Oh my. Today I have finished an incredible piece by the debut author, Kristopher Jansma, and I must say, oh my. At once moving and enrapturing and crushing, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards is written for us, for writers, and it … Continue reading

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Julian Barnes’s “The Sense of an Ending”

How trustworthy are we, really? Or so goes the prevalent theme in Julian Barnes’s Booker Prize winning novel (2011), “The Sense of an Ending,” which seems to declare itself more a novella than a novel. Compact (166 pages in big … Continue reading

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