Monthly Archives: May 2011

Based on name recognition alone…

Jeremy Taylor is a 25 year old American book editor working for Pearce Learner in London. He lives in a swanky flat, has a fancy coffee machine, and goes to work in a designer suit. When he arrives at the … Continue reading

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We hold a dead book in our hands

In Vladimir Nabokov’s The Real Life of Sebastian Knight being published is what the narrator yearns for, when, in Paris, he first sees his half-brother’s new book “The Doubtful Asphodel announced in an English paper”. “And as I sat there … Continue reading

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