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Story | Jan 18, 2013 | 2:25 PMAt least since whoever wrote "The Arabian Nights" invented postmodernism, we have been visited by metafiction — literature folding in on itself to address its own fictionality. At its best we get "Don Quixote," "Tristram Shandy," Jorge Luis Borges' stories, Chuck Jones' "Duck Amuck." At its worst we get Paul Auster. Ali Smith's new collection, "Artful" &8212; the text of her Weidenfeld lectures, delivered at Oxford last February — isn't bad, but it's no "Duck Amuck."
Column | Jan 8, 2013 | 2:30 PM
It is quiet out here today. It often is at the old graveyard. A soft wind plays over the monuments. Not a cloud in the sky this cold but bright weekday. No one else appears. Now and then I see others here, the walkers and talkers. Like the man who...
Story | Jan 16, 2013 | 8:05 AM
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