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Monday, October 08, 2007

Big City Blues

"My objective was to see if, away from the energy-wasting, ego-eroding literary hustle of New York City, I could make my modest way as a freelance writer. It turned out, one year at a time, I could...[New England is a place] where a man can breathe and a writer can write."

- John Updike, in an essay that's to be found in his new collection of pieces.


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