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David Foster Wallace – The Pale King

Because the author hanged himself at 46, suffered severe depression most of his adult life, was married for 4 years to the artist Karen Green, was best friends with Jonathan Franzen, and had been described as the new voice of … Continue reading

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Celebrating Edith Wharton

When I visited Edith Wharton’s home in Lenox, Massachusetts – the Mount – I remember the docent telling how Wharton would stay in bed all day writing, strewing rejected pages on the floor for the maid to clean up, whenever … Continue reading

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