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Tuesday, September 13, 2005

13 Ways Of Looking At The Novel

So we've heard about all those novelists who absorbed the impact of 9/11 and then transmuted it into their books-- from Saturday to Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close. Author Jane Smiley, however, "decided to shut her laptop, walk away from her own novel, and devote herself instead to reading and enjoying 100 great novels by others."

The Christian Science Monitor offers a review of the book that was the result.


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