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The Diary of Martín Santomé: A Novel

I don’t see my children very often. Especially Jaime. It’s interesting, because it’s Jaime in particular who I would especially like to see more often. Of the three of them, he’s the only one with a sense of humor.

The Weather in Fritz Bemelmans Park

The hospital grounds end where Fritz Bemelmans Park begins. At the south entrance to Fritz Bemelmans Park there once stood, shining and absolute, a bronze statue of Fritz Bemelmans, gentleman, with a scroll, a musket, a sheaf of wheat, and a mysterious bundle.

Tragic Strip

T. Motley is a comic strip illustrator and "cartooniologist."

A Scrupulous Fidelity,
On Thomas Bernhard’s The Loser

This essay is from Attack of the Copula Spiders and Other Essays on Writing published by Biblioasis. Out in March.

On the Furtiveness of Kurtz

It has been much remarked upon. By those who have observed him. He’s sitting crouched, as though expecting a blow.


The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2012

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